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West Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

First Public Library Building in West Hartford

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. First Public Library Building in West Hartford Marker
Inscription.  
First Public Library
Building in West Hartford
Erected as a Memorial to
Noah Webster
Presented to the Town by
Sarah Whitman Hooker Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Aided by Funds Collected from Townspeople
February 27, 1917

 
Erected 1917 by Sarah Whitman Hooker Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 41° 45.754′ N, 72° 44.533′ W. Marker is in West Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Brace Road, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Hartford CT 06107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. SS Maiden Creek (a few steps from this marker); West Hartford (within shouting distance of this marker); Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford
First Public Library Building in West Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. First Public Library Building in West Hartford
(within shouting distance of this marker); Meeting House Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Goodman Green (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of French Soldiers (about 600 feet away); Old Center Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Webster Walk (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Hartford.
 
Also see . . .
1. West Hartford Public Library History. (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Noah Webster on Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 10, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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