Mark Twain Museum taps Sweets as director

Henry Sweets, executive director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, Mo.

HANNIBAL, Mo. — Curator Henry Sweets will take over the duties of executive director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. 

Sweets will immediately take up the post, following the departure of former director Cindy Lovell to the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Conn. 

    Sweets has served at the museum for 35 years. He holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Illinois, a Master’s in education and a Master of Arts in American History and Museum Studies. Sweets served on the Hannibal Public Schools Board of Education from 1992 to 2010.

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