Brunswick in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Built in 1806, this house was occupied by Harriet Beecher Stowe and her family from 1850 to 1852. It was here that Stowe harbored fugitive slave John Andrew Jackson in late 1850. Stowe would go on to write her first novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, before leaving Brunswick for Andover Massachusetts.
Erected by Bowdoin College.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil • Women.
Location. 43° 54.778′ N, 69° 57.667′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Federal Street and Maple Street, on the right when traveling north on Federal Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 Federal Street, Brunswick ME 04011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brunswick Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founding of the Maine Medical Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robinson Memorial GateHome of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (approx. ¼ mile away); Bowdoin College World War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bowdoin College War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5, 6. submitted on July 3, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.