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Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society
227 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107
The Noah Webster House is a historic house museum in West Hartford, Connecticut. It was the home of American lexicographer Noah Webster (1758-1853). The main portion of the Webster House is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, three bays wide, with a large central chimney and center entrance. It was probably built sometime in the first half of the 18th century, as part of a 120-acre farm, and is a typical frame residence of that era. It currently contains several items with Webster associations, including early editions of the Dictionary of the American Language and Blue-backed Spellers, as well as china, glassware, a desk, and two clocks that Webster owned as an adult. The house also serves as the headquarters of the West Hartford Historical Society.
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