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?
And what a year it has been! Check out what we have been up to.READ MORE »
Hartford Courant cites Stowe Center as a model for programs encouraging civic engagement on contemporary social justice issues that connect to the work of author and activist Harriet Beecher Stowe.READ MORE »
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Her words changed the world! What will you do?
See the Stowe House dressed for the holiday December 3-31. Plus, enjoy 10% off all items in our Museum Store: books, distinctive gifts and more! Members enjoy 20% off.READ MORE »
$150,000 Museums for America grant to plan and design a new, audience-driven experience in the Stowe House.READ MORE »
CTM Media Group awards "Best Destination Brochure" to our Stowe-Twain print pieceREAD MORE »
Who is the 2015 Harriet Beecher Stowe - or Nicholas Kristof - or Sheryl WuDunn - or Michelle Alexander? The Stowe Prize Selection Committee is hard at work! Look for an announcement in late January 2015.READ MORE »
Breaking News: $650,000 grant approved July 25, 2014 at State Bond Commission hearing,READ MORE »
New in 2014: Hartford residents tour the Stowe House for free -- every day of the week!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 »
In a week highlighted by terror attacks in Sydney and Pakistan that left numerous unarmed civilians and children dead, a small piece of solace emerged on Twitter. After an unarmed gunman stormed a ca...
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Still have some last minute holiday shopping to do? Check out New York Times journalist and Stowe Prize winner Nick Kristof's "Gifts that Reflect the Spirit of the Season." In the piece, Kristof high...
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Since the death of Michael Brown in August, teachers, parents, and community organizers have been searching for ways to best educate young people about difficult issues of race, profiling, and police ...
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