Special Events


Harriet Beecher Stowe's Birthday/ CT Open House Day

Free Admission and Family Activities

June 9, 2018

Celebrate Stowe’s 207th birthday and CT Open House Day!


Learn about the life and impact of the author of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, connect the past to the present, and see the beautifully preserved Victorian Gothic Cottage where Stowe lived for 23 years.


*Free Stowe House tours
*Arts & Crafts
*Lawn games
*Birthday cake
*Self-guided historic garden tours


At 11 AM or 2 PM, take the free Nook Farm Walking Tour  — learn about the 19th century Hartford neighborhood that was home to writers, politicians,
reformers and activists.


Shop the Stowe Museum Store for distinctive gifts and books for children and adults.


Sponsored in part by CT Department of Economic & Community Development, Office of the Arts and Greater Hartford Arts Council.

Location Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Doors Open 9:30 AM
Program 10 AM - 4 PM