Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Harriet Beecher Stowe House
The Reverend Lyman and Roxanna Foot Beecher
Born Litchfield Connecticut 14 June 1811
Married at Cincinnati Ohio 6 January 1836
To Calvin Ellis Stowe
Wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin" at Brunswick Maine in 1851
Resided in this house from 1873
Until her death 1 July 1896
"As Columbus sought an old continent and discovered
a new one so Harriet Beecher Stowe meant to write
an argument on an old theme and succeeded in
writing an immortal classic."
William Lyon Phelps
[ lower plaque ]
The Hartford Colony
New England Women
13 June 1935
Erected 1935 by The Hartford Colony, National Society of New England Women.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 1811.
Location. 41° 46.009′ N, 72° 42.012′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Forrest Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 77 Forrest Street, Hartford CT 06105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elbert Weinberg Abstract Untitled Sculpture (approx. ¾ mile away); Connecticut State Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Rodman "Columbiad" Cannon (approx. ¾ mile away); Latin School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Major General Clarence Ransom Edwards DSM (approx. 0.9 miles away); Andersonville Boy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Orville Hitchcock Platt (approx. 0.9 miles away); Joseph Roswell Hawley (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
Regarding Harriet Beecher Stowe House. The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center preserves and interprets Stowe's Hartford home and the Center's historic collections, promotes vibrant discussion of her life and work, and inspires commitment to social justice and positive change.
Also see . . .
1. Harriet Beecher Stowe on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. (Submitted on March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 4. submitted on November 8, 2014. 5. submitted on August 10, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.