Stowe House an Early Edition


Stowe House an Early Edition


Phillips Academy




In 1853 Harriet Beecher Stowe became interested in this building while she and her husband were living in Samaritan House during Calvin's teaching at the seminary. The building had a multitude of student activities held in it including coffin building anda dump. It was a shell at the time Harriet saw it, but the school had it renovated and the Stowe's held many school events here for faculty and student alike. In 1888 a wing was added and it served as the Phillips Inn until 1929 when the new inn was built and Stowe House was moved to Bartlet Street.
This photograph shows only two small cupolas on the roof., where as most show three right up to the modern day. The photograph is dated 1885. so it would appear the cupola was added later than that.


Phillips Academy -- Buildings

Stowe, Harriet Beecher -- 1811-1896

Stowe, Calvin -- 1802-1886

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History of the Academy

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"Stowe House an Early Edition," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #16162, (accessed September 26, 2017).