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Webb, Joseph, House

Wethersfield, Connecticut
County of Hartford.
211 Main St.
National Register Number: 66000885
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Congressional District: CT-1 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: House Museum; www.webb-deane-stevens.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 20, 1961):
In May 1781, this late Georgian house was the site of a five-day conference between General George Washington and the Count de Rochambeau, French commander in America, to plan their offensive against the British. Plans begun during this meeting led to the Yorktown campaign.

The Webb House is in danger of collapse for lack of critical vertical support of its roof and upper floors.The museum has applied for a 2004 grant from the Save America's Treasures program to install a hidden steel support framework.


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