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Twain, Lincoln impersonators set for Decoration Day event

Don Coons as Mark Twain
Don Coons as Mark Twain
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When Don Coons portrays Mark Twain, he plays things pretty close to the vest. “I don’t attribute anything to him that wasn’t his, so I’m a purist and stick pretty much to the facts,” said Coons, a Cobleskill native who will portray the legendary author at Friday’s Decoration Day service at the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie. “Mark Twain said, ‘get your facts first, and then distort them any way you wish.’ Well, I won’t ...

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