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Sunday, January 29, 2006

'Uncle Tom's Cabin' may become Maryland historic site

Tuesday, January 17, 2006By Derrill Holly, The Associated Press BETHESDA, Md. -- State officials yesterday accepted the deed to the Maryland home of the former slave who inspired author Harriett Beecher Stowe when she wrote the abolitionist novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." The home, located about 12 miles north of Washington, D.C., became available last year, following the death of Hildegarde Mallet-Prevost, 100, who owned the property. The state's purchase of the three-bedroom, wood-frame house for $1 million could lead to the home being established as an interpretive historical site. Full Story:


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