In the footsteps of Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Noah Webster
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The houses of Noah Webster, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain

In the footsteps of Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Noah Webster
The Mark Twain House

Visitors enter the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Conn., on June 4, 2008. It was built in 1874.

 (Jessica Hill / Associated Press)
The Mark Twain House

The front entry of the Mark Twain House is painted in Moroccan style.

 ( Frank Grace / Mark Twain House and Museum)
The Mark Twain House

Mark Twain’s dining room.

 ( Frank Grace / Mark Twain House and Museum)
The Mark Twain House

The billiard room on the third floor of the Mark Twain House, where he drank and smoked with friends.

 ( Frank Grace Mark Twain House and Museum)
The Mark Twain House

Mark Twain’s library, with the glass-walled conservatory at left.

 (John Groo / Mark Twain House and Museum)
The Mark Twain House

Mark Twain’s master bedroom with his famous bed.

 ( Frank Grace / Mark Twain House and Museum)
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s dining room in 2017, decorated for Christmas.

 (Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT)
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House

The back parlor of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s house has been recenty restored.

 (Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT)
The Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Tours of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s home include a discussion of how the resonance of her book “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” has changed over time.

 (Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT)
The Noah Webster House

The Noah Webster House in winter

 (Noah Webster House)
The Noah Webster House

The Noah Webster House circa 1912.

 (Fred Hamilton)
The Noah Webster House

The Noah Webster House. Noah Webster, who created America’s first dictionary, was born in this room.

 (The Noah Webster House)
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