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West Hartford History: Where Is This House?

Test your knowledge of West Hartford history with this photo from the archives of the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society.

If you think you know the answer or have a special memory related to the photo, respond in the "Leave a comment" box below this article. We'll run the answer next Monday, along with a new historical photo. The image has been provided by the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society. For more information on the museum's collection and programs, visit www.noahwebsterhouse.org.

Last week we has the perfect image for Christmas Eve! "Where Was This Tree?" was the question, and most of the guesses were absolutely correct. Amy Frey, Dorothy Stone, R.C. Pond, and Bob Cunningham all commented that the tree was on Goodman Green in the center of West Hartford.

The official answer from the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society is: "This Christmas tree once stood in Goodman Green in the center of town. It was presented to the town by the Sarah Whitman Hooker Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution on May 13, 1929."

Helen December 31, 2012 at 12:06 PM
I think this house is on Main Street and was recently sold or taken off the market.
Jim Strillacci December 31, 2012 at 02:20 PM
206 North Main Street?
bob cunningham December 31, 2012 at 03:46 PM
This looks like the Duffy Farm House located on North Main St in the 200 block about 8 houses north of where the brook passes under North Main St
Kelly Hartzog January 02, 2013 at 05:36 PM
208 North Main. I believe it was a Captain's home? It's been taken care of and is beautiful inside as well. I used to babysit there.

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