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Webb Deane Stevens Museum

Address: 211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone Number: 860-529-0612
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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South Windsor, Connecticut
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124 reviews 124 reviews
58 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My wife and I were the only ones on a tour on a Saturday morning in December. The houses were decorated for Christmas to make things a little more interesting. The tour actually covers three houses, the Joseph Webb house, the Silas Deane house and the Isaac Stevens house. George Washington actually did sleep in the Webb house for several... More 

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Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Windsor is the oldest town in CT settled in 1633. Wethersfield follows as it was settled in 1634. Wethersfield still wants to believe otherwise.

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CT
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183 reviews 183 reviews
108 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It was less than $20 per person for the tour of this house. I would recommend it to all CT residents, you learn so much about our history.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I recently moved to Wethersfield and I take everyone who visits to the Webb Deane Stevens museum. So far, I've learned new things each time I visit. If you're in a rush, you can just tour the house that George Washington stayed in and planned the Battle of Yorktown. If you are interested in history, I recommend touring all three... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Everyone in the area should visit this museum..Connecticut should be very proud of its role in history and this is the place to turn back the clock..Not only for history buffs but a place for families and students to learn about its role in the American Revolutionary War..Who could pass up walking through the doors of a house George Washington... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We were in Wethersfield researching my family tree and decided to visit these historic homes. Our guide was very knowledgeable and patiently answered all of our questions. It gave us a good feel for what life was like in this town in the 1700's. Well worth the price of admission to see these homes!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lots of great information, especially if you like Civil War History and antiques. It was great to see three houses to compare socioeconomic differences and the effects of history. Well priced also!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Knowledgable and entertaining docents - three beautiful early American homes - delightful gift shop!

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Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Wethersfield preserves its memories to share with visitors (and has a gift shop for restless children). Remember to enjoy the gardens of established perennial beds and substantial trees throughout town.

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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the families who built these homes and the roles they played in helping to form our country. The three homes are side by side and furnished simply but with an eye towards historical accuracy. Conveniently located downtown, directly across from Lucky Lou's Restaurant. Beautiful town with a great deal of historical significance.

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