The Semi-Colon Club
It Was a Jungle…
My name is Leora.  I’m a compulsive gardener.  But I’m not looking to be cured of my habit. Five years ago, I brought an out-of-town visitor to the a [...]
Was Harriet Beecher Stowe a Feminist?
“Come now, be consistent with your principles; allow me my equality as a woman, a human being.” ~Audacia Dangyereyes, My Wife and I   Was a [...]
The Box of Books
Was the Box A Continued Conversation?   The box was addressed to one of our Visitor Experience Guides. “We don’t accept gifts for our guides”; we [...]
Not Fear, Not Guilt. Grief.
“I do this out of grief not guilt.” Katrina Browne, the producer/director of the documentary Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, made of [...]
Community Green Space That Welcomes ALL
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of a flagship urban green space – the only one of its kind in the The [...]
Urban Native Era
Part of our foundational staff training at the Stowe Center is reading Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life, a biography of Stowe written by Joan Hedrick. In [...]
You Can Help
  “White lives matter.” That is what a visitor said as he walked up to a Stowe Center tour guide on a recent afternoon. He was looking at the as [...]
“Uncle Tom” Tulips
  “Uncle Tom” Tulips Visitors to the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in late April or early May have seen stunning red tulips in the south garden to [...]