Noah Webster Home at Its Original Site, New Haven, Connecticut, 1936

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 the original back porch and 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 the original back porch and additions not moved with the house.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

1936

Subject Date

1936

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.430

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.75 in

Width: 10 in

Noah Webster Home

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