New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Noah Webster House
Class of 1778
Author of The American
Spelling Book and of An American
Dictionary of the English Language
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
Location. 41° 18.652′ N, 72° 55.445′ W. Marker is in New Haven, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Temple Street and Grove Street, on the right when traveling south on Temple Street. Located on a wall of a dormitory of Silliman College, Yale University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Haven CT 06511, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Newman's Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); Hillhouse Avenue Bridge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Augustus Canfield Ledyard (about 700 feet away); In Memory of the Men of Yale (about 700 feet away); Hezekiah Augur (about 800 feet away); Pierpont Edwards (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ross Granville Harrison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grove Street Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Haven.
Also see . . . Noah Webster on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 838 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 3. submitted on April 22, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.