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Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society

Author of the first American dictionary, restored Colonial show how a typical family lived on the eve of the Revolution. National Historic Landmark.

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Discover Noah Webster. Webster's birthplace helps to tell the story of one man's vision and his impact on American culture. Through the promotion of education, laws, human rights, and language, Noah Webster helped to create a national identity for a fledgling nation. Though he accomplished much more during his life, Webster is best remembered for authoring two of America's most influential books, the Blue Back Speller and the American Dictionary. Orientation Center offers a Noah Webster film and exhibit, and Schoolhouse Theater. Celebrate West Hartford's history. As the town's historical society, are dedicated to telling and preserving all the stories that make West Hartford the diverse community that it is today. Explore changing exhibits and enjoy special events that document the evolution of West Hartford from a Colonial parish to a modern suburb.

Tour time: 1 hour


Other amenities: Dining Nearby, Dining nearby, Gift Shop, Parking, Parking


Pricing: Adults $7, seniors $5, students (6 and up) $4,children (5 and under) free.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, Bus Parking, Gift Shop

Dates of Operation: Mon.-Sat. 1-4, call for holiday closings. Last tour at 3 p.m.



227 S. Main St.
West Hartford, CT 06107

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