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current_issueSummer 2011 VOLUME 9 / NUMBER 3

IN THIS ISSUE:

Harriet’s 200!
Stowe & Twain’s Nook Farm
My Summer in Tobacco
How We Made Connecticut
On the Hunt for Civil War Treasures

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On the Cover: Detail, souvenir print of Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1861.
Features
14
Women Who Changed the World
Connecticut women who made things happen.
By Barbara Sicherman
20
Harriet Beecher Stowe: The Most Famous American
Adoring crowds waited for a glimpse of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
By Katherine Kane
26
Laboring in the Shade
Heading north for a summer job in the tobacco fields
By Dawn Byron Hutchins
36
Making of Connecticut
A history of Connecticans raising their voices to fight for justice.
By Ben Gammell
Contents
pg 9
Hog River Journal
pg 10
Letters, etc.
pg 13
pg 14 Women Who Changed the World. By Barbara Sicherman
pg 20 The Most Famous American: Harriet Beecher Stowe. By Katherine Kane
pg 26 Where Mr. Twain & Mrs. Stowe Built Their Dream Houses. By Elizabeth J. Normen
pg 30 Laboring in the Shade. By Dawn Bryon Hutchins
I Was a Pennsy Girl. By Connie Robinson
pg 36 Making Connecticut. By Ben Gammell
Connecticut Historical Society’s new permanent exhibition about Connecticut.
pg 42
The Inaugural Stowe Prize. By Debby Applegate
pg 43 Destination: Inspired by Stowe. By Mary Ellen White
pg 44 Site Lines: The Black Church: Fortresses of Faith, Agents of Change. By Mary M. Donohue and Whitney Bayers
pg 46 Connecticut’s Civil War Treasure Troves. By William Hosley
pg 48 Spotlight: Events & News from Partner Organizations
pg 54 Afterword
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