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Hartford, Harriett Beecher Stowe House Mother’s Day
May 8 - May 13
Gifts for the Social Justice Mom In Your Life
Order this Mother’s Day Bundle online: a handmade tote, book by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a bumper sticker, and a choice of magnet.
MOTHER’S DAY GIFT PACK
“If a mind will grow and rise, make way and let it.”
– Harriet Beecher Stowe, Dred; A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. Vol. II. (1857)
Hear about Stowe’s life and the impact of the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Connect the past to the present as you discuss social issues of the 19th century and today.
See the beautifully preserved Victorian Gothic cottage, now a National Historic Landmark, where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived for 23 years.
Explore the Nook Farm neighborhood, an 1800s community of intellectuals, political leaders, authors, and scholars who influenced the country’s intellectual and social development.
Leave feeling inspired that you too can create positive change.
A Different Type of Tour at the Stowe Center
FRIDAY 12:00pm-5:00pm (last tour at 4:00pm), SATURDAY 10:00am-5:00pm (last tour at 4:00pm)
Hartford City Residents are always free
WRITE IN HARRIET BEECHER STOWE’S ROOM!
Do you have something to put pen(cil) to paper? Or maybe, key to keyboard? Let this room be a space for you to immerse yourself and activate your creative social justice work.
Laptops are welcome, but make sure you charge up before you come as we have no power outlets to offer. Pencils only, please; no pens permitted!
Guests may spend up to two hours sharing the same creative space that Stowe herself used.
Over a span of 40 weeks, publishing Uncle Tom’s Cabin in weekly newspaper installments, Harriet’s words changed the world.
What will yours be?