Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe Compound, Hartford Photos

Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe were friends who built neighboring houses, which are open to honor these two authors. Twain was a preeminent American humorist best noted for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Harriet Beecher Stowe's book Uncle Tom's Cabin had a profound impact on the abolition of slavery movement. Mark Twain's mansion (1873) was designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter. Harriet Beecher Stowe House resided in her house from 1873 to 1896. Several other mansions on surrounding streets enhance the heritage fabric of the Twain complex.

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Statue of Mark Twain with riverboat wheel in downtown Hartford. Hartford, CT.Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Mark Twain House where Samuel Clemens wrote several novels under his Mark Twain pen name. Hartford, CT.Projections of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.
Statue of Mark Twain with riverboat wheel in downtown Hartford. Hartford, CT.Mark Twain House (1873). Hartford, CT. Architect: Edward Tuckerman Potter. On National Register.Mark Twain House where Samuel Clemens (1835-1910) wrote several novels under his Mark Twain pen name. Hartford, CT.Projections of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.
Porch of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Carriage porch of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Front door of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Brickwork pattern of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.
Porch of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Carriage porch of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Front door of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Brickwork pattern of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.
Interior of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Interior of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Brickwork pattern of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Greenhouse of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.
Interior of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Interior of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Brickwork pattern of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Greenhouse of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.
Tower of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Carriage house at Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Harriet Beecher Stowe House where author of Uncle Tom's Cabin's resided. Hartford, CT.Harriet Beecher Stowe House is neighbor to Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.
Tower of Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Carriage house at Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.Harriet Beecher Stowe House (77 Forest St.) where author (1811-96) of Uncle Tom's Cabin's (1851-2) resided (1873-96). Hartford, CT.Harriet Beecher Stowe House is neighbor to Mark Twain House. Hartford, CT.
Front porch of Harriet Beecher Stowe House. Hartford, CT.Harriet Beecher Stowe Visitor Center in heritage carriage house. Hartford, CT.Katharine Seymour Day House part of Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Hartford, CT.Entry porch of Katharine Seymour Day House. Hartford, CT.
Front porch of Harriet Beecher Stowe House. Hartford, CT.Harriet Beecher Stowe Visitor Center in heritage carriage house. Hartford, CT.Katharine Seymour Day House part of Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Hartford, CT.Entry porch of Katharine Seymour Day House. Hartford, CT.
Woodwork details of Katharine Seymour Day House. Hartford, CT.Stonework & brickwork details of Katharine Seymour Day House. Hartford, CT.Immanuel Congregational Church near Mark Twain / Harriet Beecher Stowe complex. Hartford, CT.Hartford Children's Theater building & former mansions opposite Mark Twain / Harriet Beecher Stowe complex. Hartford, CT.
Woodwork details of Katharine Seymour Day House. Hartford, CT.Stonework & brickwork details of Katharine Seymour Day House. Hartford, CT.Immanuel Congregational Church near Mark Twain / Harriet Beecher Stowe complex. Hartford, CT.Hartford Children's Theater building (360 Farmington Ave.) & former mansions opposite Mark Twain / Harriet Beecher Stowe complex. Hartford, CT.
Former Gothic mansion opposite Mark Twain / Harriet Beecher Stowe complex. Hartford, CT.


Former Gothic mansion opposite Mark Twain / Harriet Beecher Stowe complex. Hartford, CT.



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