Front Page News: Harriet Beecher Stowe House Receives National Distinction, Dedicates New ‘Harriet’s Writing Room’ May 9 (Portland Press Herald)

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

The College-owned Harriet Beecher Stowe House, a National Historic Landmark, adds new chapters to its story with a significant national distinction and the opening of a public space.

The house at 63 Federal Street where Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the anti-slavery novel that some say helped spark the American Civil War, has been included in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom by the National Park Service. Read about the designation—and about the new space, “Harriet’s Writing Room,” soon opening to the public.

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