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"The Mississippi is well worth reading about." So says Mark Twain, on the first page of his 1883 memoir 'Life on the Mississippi', describing his life on the river and a steamboat journey he took from St. Louis. See how the river has changed in more than a century, and read the book online for free today.
ATTDT is your unique local guide to things to do, see, visit and explore near you. From arts and culture to events and entertainment, we've got today covered.
Welcome to the Alton edition of A Thing To Do Today: the ultimate curated guide to the best of what to do today in Alton. From free to cheap to boutique, if you're in and around Alton, whether you're visiting or a local, ATTDT is here to help. We specialise in selecting brilliant and often little-known attractions, events and activities specifically on and open today, which are ready to visit in Alton for anyone needing inspiration. Look at the idea above for something to do today, reload the page to get other cool things to do, or change the day to start planning your week. Find out more....
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“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.”