Mark Twain’s grave vandalized

  

Elmira City Police and the administrator of Woodlawn Cemetery are searching for the person who removed the bronze likeness of Mark Twain from his gravesite in the Elmira cemetery.

Cemetery Superintendent Bryce Cuyle said someone who was visiting Twain’s gravesite over the holiday weekend left a voicemail on the cemetery office’s telephone saying the plaque was missing from the 12-foot high granite monument that commemorates both Twain and his son-in-law Ossip Gabrilowitsch.