Harriet Beecher Stowe Center February 2018

School’s Closed, But We’re Not!

Bring the kids to The Family Tour at the
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

School Break: February 17-19 and 21-25

(Closed Tuesday, February 20)

 Learn How Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Words Changed the World and Yours Can Too

Hartford, CT – Just in time for school vacation, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center offers The Family Tour daily at 1:30 PM February 17-19 and 21-25 (closed Tuesday, February 20). The tour, for ages 5-12 with an adult, is also offered year round on Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 PM. Make reservations at least 24 hours in advance to secure a spot: 860.522.9258, x317.

The Family Tour is a hands-on, minds-on experience that uses storytelling, photographs, and historic letters to bring the 19th century’s most famous female author/activist to life. Families learn how Stowe’s words changed the world and how theirs can too!

Admission for the Family Tour: $5 per child (ages 5-12) and $10 per adult. At least one adult must accompany the group.

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) published more than 30 books including her famous international bestseller, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  She lived her final 23 years in a Victorian Gothic home on Forest Street in Hartford, next door to fellow author Mark Twain.

 

Directions

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

77 Forest Street

Hartford, CT 06105

 

By Car: Exit 46 off I-84; R. on Sisson Ave., R on Farmington Ave., R on Forest St.; Follow signs for complimentary parking in lot on Forest St.

CT Transit: Take #60 Farmington Ave. bus to Woodland Street (west bound) or to Forest St., (east bound).

For more information, contact 860.522.9258, ext. 317.

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, a museum, program center and research library, is located at 77 Forest Street in Hartford, CT.  The Stowe Center is open year round for tours and programs. The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center uses Stowe’s story to inspire commitment to social justice and positive change. For the most up to date information, follow on Twitter http://bit.ly/1qpOzCQ.