227 S. Main St., West Hartford Connecticut 06107
This house was the 1758 birthplace of lexicographer Noah Webster, the author of the first American dictionary and the "Blue-Backed Speller." The restored farmhouse and an adjoining museum contain period furnishings and changing exhibits; a videotape presentation commemorates Webster's life.
Costumed guides conduct tours.
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday, 1pm-4pm in July and August. Open Thursday-Tuesday, 1pm-4pm the rest of the year. Closed federal holidays and the first 5 weekdays in January.
Other History nearby:
(Litchfield) All Wars Memorial
(Madison) Allis-Bushnell House and Museum
(Bristol) American Clock and Watch Museum
(Hartford) Ancient Burying Ground
(Old Mystic) B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill
(Cheshire) Baker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum
06/24 Coming to The West Hartford area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
Seacoast Home and Garden Show Durham NH March23-24 The 19th annual show features more than 225 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services for your home.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.