• Fri. Aug 19th, 2022

Stowe House Closed to Public during Level 4 Public Health Emergency

In support of community public health, the Harriet Beecher Stowe House is closed to the public effective Friday, January 15, 2021 due to Hamilton County’s Level 4 (purple) classification. As a site of the Ohio History Connection, we follow their direction regarding public visitor safety for the site system. According to their coronavirus policy, sites will be closed to the public in all counties receiving a Level 4 (purple) rating from the Ohio Department of Health Public Health Advisory System. We will re-open to the public at the direction of the Ohio History Connection.

Any visitors with previously scheduled tours will be contacted regarding their appointments. Staff will continue regular employment from home or on-site according to the nature of their work. See updates at www.stowehousecincy.org.

Online programming at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House will continue as previously scheduled during the public closure. February programs include:

  • “After Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Black Lives for Justice” literature discussion group Wednesday, February 3rd at 7pm (RSVP)
  • “Queens of Queen City: Cincinnati Stories of African American Women” lecture in partnership with the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center Sunday, February 21st at 4pm (TICKETS)
  • Semi-Colon Club film discussion of Do the Right Thing on Saturday, February 27th at 12pm (RSVP)

The nonprofit Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House manages a Cincinnati home where Harriet Beecher Stowe lived during the formative years that led her to write the best-selling novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. This historic site is part of the Ohio History Connection’s network of more than 50 sites and museums across Ohio. For more information about programs and events, call 513-751-0651 or visit www.stowehousecincy.org.