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Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
77 Forest St., Hartford, CT 06105
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark in Hartford, Connecticut. It 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 house includes original family furnishings and memorabilia. In addition to the Stowe House, the Center manages an 1873 carriage house, which now serves as the visitor's center, and the Katharine Seymour Day House (1884). The Stowe Center preserves the house and center's collections, with a research library that includes letters and documents from the family. The collections include an estimated 6,000 objects and over 200,000 manuscripts, books, photographs, and other materials. The house is adjacent to the Mark Twain House and is open to the public.
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