Noah Webster Home, Original Site, New Haven, Connecticut, circa 1927

Summary

This is textbook pioneer and spelling reformer Noah Webster's home on its original site in New Haven, Connecticut. Henry Ford admired Webster and recognized his house as an important piece of American history. Ford had the building moved to Greenfield Village - his historical outdoor museum in Dearborn, Michigan. This view documents side and rear additions not moved with the house.

This is textbook pioneer and spelling reformer Noah Webster's home on its original site in New Haven, Connecticut. Henry Ford admired Webster and recognized his house as an important piece of American history. Ford had the building moved to Greenfield Village - his historical outdoor museum in Dearborn, Michigan. This view documents side and rear additions not moved with the house.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

circa 1927

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2002.0.158.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

Noah Webster Home

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