Harriet Beecher Stowe Home

Harriet Beecher Stowe Home (HM16G4)

Location: Jacksonville, FL 32223 Duval County
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N 30° 9.683', W 81° 39.518'

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In 1867, Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe and her husband Calvin bought thirty acres of the Fairbanks Grant in Mandarin which served as their winter home until the winter of 1883-1884. The move to Florida was due to plans for philanthropy among the Negroes and a desire to benefit her son's health. While in Florida, Mrs. Stowe, author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin", wrote sketches called "Palmetto Leaves". The Stowes were active in local charitable and religious activities.
HM NumberHM16G4
Marker NumberF-40
Year Placed1961
Placed ByFlorida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 1:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 436578 N 3336851
Decimal Degrees30.16138333, -81.65863333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 9.683', W 81° 39.518'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 9' 40.98" N, 81° 39' 31.08" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12431 Mandarin Rd, Jacksonville FL 32223, US
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