Duval County

Jacksonville Turns 200: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Famous author and abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe has strong links to Mandarin, where she had a summer home.


Her novel, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” was published in 1852.

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In 1873, she published her book “Palmetto Leaves” about her winters in Mandarin.

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