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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Harriet Beecher Stowe Visits a Slave State

  • Aired: 01/08/2013
  • 02:21
  • Rating: NR
Having recently moved to Cincinnati with her family, Harriet Beecher visited the slave state of Kentucky in 1833, staying here at the Marshall Key House. While in Kentucky, she witnessed slavery up close for the first time. The house now operates as the Harriet Beecher Stowe, Slavery to Freedom Museum.
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