Her words changed the world.

What's New

Saturday, July 8 Tour Schedule

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Katherine Kane to Chair AASLH

Stowe Center Executive Director elected to chair American Association for State and Local History more >>

Stowe Center Named 1 of Top 50 Educational Attractions in Northeast

Stowe Center makes the list along with our neighbors The Mark Twain House & Museum more >>

Bus Trip to New Smithsonian Museum

National Museum of African American History & Culture
October 21-23, 2016 with Hartford's Faith Congregational Church more >>

Book Sale in the Stowe Museum Store

Select titles just $6.11! more >>

Asylum Hill Fresh Express

2016 Summer shuttle service to Billings Forge Farmers' Market sponsored by The Hartford. more >>

Bank of America Awards Art Conservation Grant

Funding to conserve four works of art  more >>

Stowe Center Wins Award from AASLH

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center was given a 2012 Award of Merit for programming commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Harriet Beecher Stowe. more >>

Spirits at Stowe: An Otherworldly Tour

Only in October -- Halloween and Friday and Saturday nights at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 PM. Reserve your spot today!  more >>

Stowe Center receives $150,000 federal grant

Institute for Museum and Library Sciences will support the Stowe House Collections preservation project. more >>

How to Help Those Affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

"Sorrow reveals forces in ourselves we never dreamed of…"
Harriet Beecher Stowe, in "The Minister’s Wooing" (1859)
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Stowe Center Receives Grant from Bank of America

Bank of America Charitable Foundation contributed $2,500 for Stowe Center school programs for Hartford students K-12. more >>

Congratulations to Barbara Hochman, winner of the DeLong Prize

Professor Hochman was awarded the 2012 DeLong Book History Book Prize for "Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood and Fiction, 1851 -1911." more >>

Kudos to Robin Bernstein, winner of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education Outstanding Book Award

Ms. Bernstein visited the Stowe Center as part of her research for "Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights." more >>

Food drive

The Stowe Center is pleased to partner with our Asylum Hill neighbor, the Loaves & Fishes Ministries Pantry Program. In the tradition of the Stowe family’s generosity and caring for neighbors, we are collecting donations for the LFM pantry. more >>

Stowe Center awarded funding for Collections Preservation Project

Congressman John B. Larson notified the Stowe Center this week that the National Endowment for the Humanities will award the Stowe Center $335,000 to support the second phase of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Collections Preservations Project! more >>

Thanks to the Connecticut Historical Society

Petition to abolish slavery finds a permanent home at the Stowe Center. more >>

Stowe Arrives at Connecticut Hall of Fame!

Harriet Beecher Stowe is recognized in her 200th year. more >>

Congressman John Larson Honored by American Association of Museums

The Stowe Center counts ourselves fortunate to have a true champion for museums as our representative in Congress. more >>

Stowe in Governor's Speech!

Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy quotes Harriet Beecher Stowe. more >>

Commemorative Stowe Quilt

Harwinton Woman's Club to Create a Stowe Quilt more >>

Pulitzer Luncheon Event Photos

Thanks to all our sponsors and guests at the Stowe Center's Pulitzer Prize Winner luncheon on October 9th more >>