Harriett Beecher Stowe
Born in Litchfield, CT, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe (June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist and author. She came from the Beecher family, a famous religious family, and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. It depicts the harsh life for African-Americans under slavery.
Credit: Harriett Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT