Noah Webster House

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The birthplace and childhood home of dictionary creator Noah Webster is open for tours, and many say is still home to the man’s ghost.

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227 S Main St
West Hartford, CT 06107
United States

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41.74698799999999, -72.74592189999998
Hartford County, Connecticut
Nearest Towns:
West Hartford, CT (1.1 mi.)
Hartford, CT (3.3 mi.)
Newington, CT (3.6 mi.)
Farmington, CT (4.8 mi.)
Blue Hills, CT (5.2 mi.)
Wethersfield, CT (5.3 mi.)
New Britain, CT (6.2 mi.)
East Hartford, CT (7.3 mi.)
Glastonbury, CT (7.5 mi.)
Plainville, CT (7.7 mi.)

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  1. I went to college in Hartford and was regulalry aronud the Webster house on my bike-getting out of the city. There was not so much as a whisper of haunting at that time (mid 80’s) or I’d have been all over it.

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