Harriet Beecher Stowe House

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The home of renowned abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” is rumored to be haunted. Folks say in the parlor, window shades open on their own and all over the building footsteps have been heard. Flashes of light have been seen in the bedrooms, and an apparition was seen in the visitor’s center. The home has been featured on TV’s Ghost Hunters.

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    77 Forest St
    Hartford, CT 06105
    United States

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    41.76708184739152, -72.7005087209015
    Hartford County, Connecticut
    Nearest Towns:
    Hartford, CT (0.8 mi.)
    West Hartford, CT (2.2 mi.)
    Blue Hills, CT (3.2 mi.)
    Wethersfield, CT (4.4 mi.)
    East Hartford, CT (4.7 mi.)
    Newington, CT (4.9 mi.)
    South Windsor, CT (5.7 mi.)
    Glastonbury, CT (6.1 mi.)
    Windsor, CT (6.6 mi.)
    Glastonbury Center, CT (6.9 mi.)

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