A Day in the Life of a Site: Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Posted May 15, 2024

Ever wonder what it takes to run an Ohio History Connection site? Our amazing site staff members work hard to maintain the physical site, create programming, provide customer service and more! Take a peek behind the scenes at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House to see what a typical day is like for the staff.






A group of Girl Scouts visited the site to learn with Harriet!

A group of 6 girl scouts.
Picture of outside of the Harriett Beecher Stowe house with a purple flowering tree in the front right.





Spring is a beautiful time in Walnut Hills, the Cincinnati neighborhood where the Harriet Beecher Stowe House has been located since 1832.






The staff hosted a tour for community partners to keep them updated on the progress of the renovations.

A group of five people in a hallway looking at areas of ongoing restoration work.
Two men one standing on a ladder working to install wallpaper liner in an empty room with wood paneling on the bottom portion of the wall.






The restoration crew installs wallpaper liner in the Tavern.






The restoration crew tuckpoints a few spots on the front façade.

The yellow brick Harriett Beecher Stowe house with scaffolding and someone working on the left side.
Picture on 8 boxes of Cutie Oranges.





The site staff and volunteers provided oranges to the runners in the Flying Pig Half-Marathon! We love supporting community events in Cincinnati.





Loyal volunteer and retired Xavier University professor Dr. John Getz engaging with sophomores at the nearby Walnut Hills High School during an outreach program.

A group of students listening to a lecture and reading the associated PowerPoint.

Learn more about the Ohio History Center by visiting yourself!  Click here for up-to-date days and hours of operation, as well as the phone number and address.

Ohio History Connection members enjoy free general admission to the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, as well as our 50+ other historic sites and museums. Visit ohiohistory.org/join to become a member!

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