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March 2019

Tea with Abigail Adams

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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$8 – $10

Tea with Abigail Adams, Witness to a Revolution. Join us for an afternoon with Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams the second President of the United States. As 'Abigail Adams,' Carol Bielefeld will present a lively portrait of one of the most fascinating and remarkable women in our nation's history. Tea and light refreshments will be served. Ms. Adams was a witness to the momentous events of the American Revolution which separated her from her husband for much of their…

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Museum Closed

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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Due to the inclement weather, the museum will be closed on Monday, March 4.

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The Connecticut Spelling Bee

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
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Free

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society will co-present The Connecticut Spelling Bee with the Hartford Courant. The Connecticut Spelling Bee will take place at the University of Saint Joseph, in Webster's hometown of West Hartford, Connecticut. The top student spellers from across the state will participate. The Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society and the Hartford Courant collaborated for the first time in 2017 to offer The Connecticut Spelling Bee.…

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Tavern Nights: A Taste of Ireland

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - March 16 @ 8:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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$35 – $40

Enjoy a delicious, homemade meal including our signature homemade Guinness™ Steak Pie, green beans, pickled beets, and Irish soda bread. At the end of the evening, play historic tavern games such as Skittles, Captain's Mistress, and Shove Ha'penny in the lantern-lit circa 1748 birthplace of Noah Webster. Tickets are $40 per person for the general public and $35 for museum members. The price includes dinner, one complimentary drink (beer or wine), live entertainment, and tavern games. Additional beer and wine…

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April 2019

Awesome April Break 2019 Workshops

April 9 @ 9:00 am - April 12 @ 4:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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The Museum offers a series of workshops for kids during April school vacation week. On each day, there will be two 3-hour workshops for kids ages 7-12. Pack a Snack! Please see Workshops for Kids under Education for details by clicking on the link below https://noahwebsterhouse.org/awesome-april-break-2019-workshops/

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Webster’s War of the Words Fundraiser

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dinner and a (Game) Show for a Cause! Please join us on Saturday, April 27, 2019, for the 10th annual Webster’s War of the Words, the signature fundraiser of the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society. At this fun night out, guests will enjoy dinner, drinks, silent and live auctions, and the main attraction – the word-based game show! Tickets are only $60, but seating is limited. Get your tickets today! Words are more important than ever. If…

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Poetry Read-In

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Poet Laureate Emeritus Maria Sassi for an afternoon of poetry at Noah's house! On Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 1-4 p.m., poets Julie Choffel and Tom Nicotera will share their work. Julie Choffel is the author of The Hello Delay, winner of the Poets Out Loud Prize, and West Hartford's current Poet Laureate. Her poems have appeared in The Seattle Review, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Fairy Tale Review, and Art New England. She teaches creative writing…

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May 2019

Annual Meeting

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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Please join us for the museum's annual meeting on May 28 at 5:30 p.m. The night will start with our annual member's meeting, followed by a brief meeting of the Board of Trustees. Then, West Hartford Town Historian Dr. Tracey Wilson will deliver a lecture on the Connecticut woman’s suffrage movement, highlighting women from West Hartford and Hartford who were part of the movement. This lecture commemorates the 100th anniversary of Congress passing the 19th Amendment, which proposed to give…

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June 2019

Genealogy Workshop

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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$25.00

Space is extremely limited for this afternoon genealogy workshop hosted by Dr. Christa Bolen. Have you always wondered if you were related to someone famous (or infamous)? Do you have a long-told family tale you’d like to confirm or deny? Do you wonder how far your roots go back in America and if you may be a Mayflower descendant? Are you seeking to find birth family but only have non-identifying information? If any of these questions apply to YOU, join…

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Witness Stones Project West Hartford Public Reception

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Noah Webster House, 227 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107 United States
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Did you know that at least 25 slaveholders enslaved more than 62 people in West Hartford from the 1690s to the 1820s? Bristow, Caesar, Hannibal, Hercules, Simone, Pompey, Ben, Page, Prut, and Chris are people who were enslaved here in our community, but have been absent in West Hartford’s history. . .until now. Join Witness Stones Project West Hartford co-directors, Tracey Wilson and Elizabeth Devine, and West Hartford students as they present their work learning about Connecticut's slave holding past…

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