Noah Webster Home

Noah Webster Home (HM1HRT)

Location: Dearborn, MI 48124 Wayne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 18.268', W 83° 13.396'

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Noah Webster created America's first dictionary. He suggested a single - and distinctly American - way to spell a word, such as "logic" instead of "logick."This home was built for Noah Webster's retirement, but he never really retired. He spent many years working on his publications here.Noah Webster lived in this home with his wife, two daughters and at least one free African-American servant. Webster wrote many of his publications here. His famous American Dictionary of the English Language was published in 1828, when he lived here. It had more than 70,000 word entries.Built in 1823 in New Haven, Connecticut.
Placed ByThe Henry Ford
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Date Added Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 at 3:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 316750 N 4685975
Decimal Degrees42.30446667, -83.22326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 18.268', W 83° 13.396'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 18' 16.08" N, 83° 13' 23.76" W
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Area Code(s)313, 248
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Maple Lane, Dearborn MI 48124, US
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