Noah Webster House Museum, West Hartford CT

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-Backed Speller" and An American Dictionary of the English Language.

West Hartford CT Historical Society

Celebrate West Hartford's History

As the Town's historical society, we 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.

Welcome, and enjoy all the programs and exhibits that the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society has to offer.


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The Museum is an affilliate of the North American Reciprocal Museum Association and

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Events & Programs

Beyond the Grave Learn about some of West Hartford's most interesting stories and residents in this three part series. (Due to a misprint, we apologize for any confusion, but there will not be a program on July 24)
Summer Camps & Bookworm AdventureSummer fun for kids ages 3-12!
Now Open: There's a Map for That!Explore the ways in which our state has been surveyed, charted, imagined, and pictured.

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