Harriet Beecher Stowe House (Hartford, Connecticut)

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Harriet Beecher Stowe House
HarrietBeecherStoweHouse-Hartford.jpg
Location Hartford, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°46′1.14″N 72°42′2.81″W / 41.7669833°N 72.7007806°W / 41.7669833; -72.7007806Coordinates: 41°46′1.14″N 72°42′2.81″W / 41.7669833°N 72.7007806°W / 41.7669833; -72.7007806
Built 1871
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Gothic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 70000710 [1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 6, 1970
Designated NHL February 27, 2013

The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is a historic house and National Historic Landmark in Hartford, Connecticut that was once the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Stowe lived in this house for the last 23 years of her life. The 5,000 sq ft (460 m2) cottage-style house is located next door to the Mark Twain House. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 2013.[2]

The Stowe Center[edit]

The house is part of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center which preserves the house and center's collections. The research library includes letters and documents from the family. The house includes original items from the family. In addition to the Stowe House, the historic site includes an 1873 carriage house (the visitor's center) and the Katharine Seymour Day House (1884). The center offers tours of the house.

Katherine Seymour Day House on the grounds of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ "AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Secretary Salazar, Director Jarvis Designate 13 New National Historic Landmarks". US Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2013-03-12. 

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