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Stowe's words changed the world with "Uncle Tom's Cabin," the 1852 groundbreaking anti-slavery novel. The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford includes the Harriet Beecher Stowe House and the Visitor Center. The house is a charming Victorian Gothic Revival home, and includes Victorian-style gardens. The visitor center features changing exhibitions and the museum store.
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is adjacent to the Mark Twain House & Museum.