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Webb Deane Stevens Museum

211 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT 06109
860-529-0612
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums
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New Port Richey, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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8 reviews 8 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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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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115 reviews 115 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

A 'follower of presidents,' I was drawn to this museum because Washington visited here to meet with Rochambeau to plan the Yorktown offensive against Cornwallis in 1781. Earlier, another future president, John Adams, was entertained at the Deane house. I was privileged to have one of their fine docents, Phil, guide me through these three jewels of colonial architecture. The... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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111 reviews 111 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

I had been to the Webb Deane Stevens Museum over the summer. It was a nice tour, but nowhere as entertaining as the "Witchcraft and Tombstones" Tour that I joined in on Saturday, October 20th. And what a beautiful day it was. It had to be about 70 degrees, with the perfect amount of sun and wind. Could not have... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

The three houses are authentic and well preserved examples of 18th C American domestic architecture and all are furnished in period style. These are not reconstructions but the real thing! See them.

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Australia
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510 reviews 510 reviews
307 attraction reviews
460 helpful votes 460 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Part of four historical museum buildings to visit while in the town of Old Wethersfield, this tour should be on your 'must do' list. In other words you will want to plan a day or weekend here to see into its historical past. Wethersfield is post card beautiful with tree-lined streets, lanes and many quaint buildings in the area to... More

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Three very interesting historic houses in quaint Old Wethersfield.

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