The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center uses Stowe’s life and work to inspire YOU to change your world.
Stowe wrote the anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, in 1852. The world was never the same. Abolition became possible. Emancipation became law. But today, in the 21st century, inequity is everywhere. What would Stowe do? What will YOU do?
New in 2014: Hartford residents tour the Stowe House for free on Saturdays!READ MORE »
Solomon Northrup, author of "12 Years A Slave," dedicated his freedom narrative to Harriet Beecher Stowe. See an 1854 edition of his memoir and an 1853 first edition of "A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin" in the Stowe Visitor Center.READ MORE »
Check out the internship openings at the Stowe Center.READ MORE »
Institute for Museum and LIbrary Sciences supports the Stowe House Collections Preservation ProjectREAD MORE »
June 6: WNPR broadcasts the provocative Stowe Prize panel discussion with Michelle Alexander, author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness"READ MORE »
Powerful words on the impact of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" from the author of "The New Jim Crow"READ MORE »
Open daily for tours. Closed Tuesdays January - March. Check here for program information.READ MORE »
Catch the podcast of The Colin McEnroe Show from Wednesday March 20 to hear Debby Applegate, Joan Hedrick and Susan Campbell chatting with Colin about the Beechers.READ MORE »
Announced by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Director of the National Park ServiceREAD MORE »
Executive Director Katherine Kane's article appeared in the Winter 2012/2013 issue of "Connecticut Explored".READ MORE »
Executive Director Katherine Kane lent expertise to a recent news story in Bethesda, MD. Click below to find out more and watch the video.READ MORE »
The Stowe Center has been honored with a 2012 Award of Merit from the American Association of State and Local History.READ MORE »
Experience the lives of Hartford's most famous writers - and next door neighbors.READ MORE »
Lots to see and do for a family weekend ! The Child's Tour, Craft activities, Uncle Tom's Cabin exhibit, and more.READ MORE »
Each year on the 7th day of March, National Be Heard Day is celebrated across the country. According to the National Day Calendar, it was created by Shannon Cherry (a business mentor) in 2006.
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at Noon -
20 at 10:00 AM
aloud from Stowe's most famous work,
anti-slavery story that changed the hearts and minds of pe...
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International Women's Day is March 8. Tell us how you'll be "Inspiring Change"? What do you want changed? http://t.co/6nVdszzzRI #womensday
— Women's Day 2014 (@womensday) February 13, 2014
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