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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in West Hartford, Connecticut.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in West Hartford, Connecticut, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in various online maps.

There are more than 400 properties and districts listed on the National Register in Hartford County, including 21 National Historic Landmarks. The 32 properties and districts located in the town of Southington include two National Historic Landmarks and are listed below. The properties and districts in the remaining parts of the county are listed separately. Six properties and districts straddle the border between West Hartford and Hartford and appear in both lists.


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This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.


Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Charles E. Beach House
Charles E. Beach House
01990-08-23August 23, 1990
(#90001287)
18 Brightwood Ln.
41°43′57″N 72°44′35″W / 41.7325°N 72.743056°W / 41.7325; -72.743056 (Charles E. Beach House)
2 Beardsley-Mix House
Beardsley-Mix House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001980)
81 Rockledge Dr.
41°49′31″N 72°44′30″W / 41.825278°N 72.741667°W / 41.825278; -72.741667 (Beardsley-Mix House)
3 Moses Brace-Uriah Cadwell House
Moses Brace-Uriah Cadwell House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001982)
11 Flagg Rd.
41°47′06″N 72°45′00″W / 41.785°N 72.75°W / 41.785; -72.75 (Moses Brace-Uriah Cadwell House)
4 James Butler House
James Butler House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001987)
239 N. Main St.
41°46′40″N 72°44′48″W / 41.777778°N 72.746667°W / 41.777778; -72.746667 (James Butler House)
5 Benjamin Colton House
Benjamin Colton House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001988)
25 Sedgewick Rd.
41°45′04″N 72°44′46″W / 41.751111°N 72.746111°W / 41.751111; -72.746111 (Benjamin Colton House)
6 Elizabeth Park
Elizabeth Park
01983-03-10March 10, 1983
(#83001259)
Asylum Ave.
41°46′20″N 72°43′04″W / 41.772222°N 72.717778°W / 41.772222; -72.717778 (Elizabeth Park)
Extends into Hartford
7 Samuel Farnsworth House
Samuel Farnsworth House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001990)
537 Mountain Rd.
41°46′50″N 72°45′59″W / 41.780556°N 72.766389°W / 41.780556; -72.766389 (Samuel Farnsworth House)
8 Asa Gillett House
Asa Gillett House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001992)
202 S. Main St.
41°44′55″N 72°44′48″W / 41.748611°N 72.746667°W / 41.748611; -72.746667 (Asa Gillett House)
9 Timothy Goodman House
Timothy Goodman House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001993)
567 Quaker Ln., S.
41°44′42″N 72°43′50″W / 41.745°N 72.730556°W / 41.745; -72.730556 (Timothy Goodman House)
10 Hartford Golf Club Historic District
Hartford Golf Club Historic District
01986-06-26June 26, 1986
(#86001370)
Roughly bounded by Simsbury Rd. and Bloomfield Ave., Northmoor Rd., Albany Ave., and Mohegan Dr.
41°47′33″N 72°43′31″W / 41.7925°N 72.725278°W / 41.7925; -72.725278 (Hartford Golf Club Historic District)
Extends into Hartford
11 Sarah Whitman Hooker House
Sarah Whitman Hooker House
01979-11-01November 1, 1979
(#79002627)
1237 New Britain Ave.
41°43′53″N 72°44′35″W / 41.731389°N 72.743056°W / 41.731389; -72.743056 (Sarah Whitman Hooker House)
12 Daniel Hosmer House
Daniel Hosmer House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001985)
253 N. Main St.
41°46′44″N 72°44′50″W / 41.778889°N 72.747222°W / 41.778889; -72.747222 (Daniel Hosmer House)
13 House at 847 Main Street, North
House at 847 Main Street, North
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001996)
847 Main St., N.
41°47′26″N 72°44′52″W / 41.790556°N 72.747778°W / 41.790556; -72.747778 (House at 847 Main Street, North)
14 Edward W. Morley House
Edward W. Morley House
01975-05-15May 15, 1975
(#75002057)
26 Westland Ave.
41°45′21″N 72°45′36″W / 41.755833°N 72.76°W / 41.755833; -72.76 (Edward W. Morley House)
Home of the scientist known for the Michelson-Morley experiment and for his work on the atomic weights of hydrogen and oxygen.
15 Mount St. Joseph Academy
Mount St. Joseph Academy
01983-12-22December 22, 1983
(#83003561)
235 Fern St.
41°46′05″N 72°43′26″W / 41.768056°N 72.723889°W / 41.768056; -72.723889 (Mount St. Joseph Academy)
16 Old Center Burying Yard
Old Center Burying Yard
02002-05-03May 3, 2002
(#02000421)
30 N. Main St.
41°45′58″N 72°44′30″W / 41.766111°N 72.741667°W / 41.766111; -72.741667 (Old Center Burying Yard)
17 Prospect Avenue Historic District
Prospect Avenue Historic District
01985-08-29August 29, 1985
(#85001918)
Roughly bounded by Albany Ave., N. Branch Park River, Elizabeth and Fern Sts., Prospect and Asylum Aves., and Sycamore Rd.
41°46′43″N 72°42′38″W / 41.778611°N 72.710556°W / 41.778611; -72.710556 (Prospect Avenue Historic District)
Extends into Hartford
18 Revolutionary War Campsite
Revolutionary War Campsite
01986-04-24April 24, 1986
(#86000853)
Address Restricted
A campsite and hospital of the French general Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau
19 Elisha Seymour Jr. House
Elisha Seymour Jr. House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86001997)
410 and 412 Park Rd.
41°45′19″N 72°44′00″W / 41.755278°N 72.733333°W / 41.755278; -72.733333 (Elisha Seymour Jr. House)
20 The Spanish House
The Spanish House
01979-06-14June 14, 1979
(#79002632)
46 Fernwood Rd.
41°46′16″N 72°43′28″W / 41.771111°N 72.724444°W / 41.771111; -72.724444 (The Spanish House)
21 Stanley-Woodruff-Allen House
Stanley-Woodruff-Allen House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86002000)
37 Buena Vista Rd.
41°44′58″N 72°46′00″W / 41.749444°N 72.766667°W / 41.749444; -72.766667 (Stanley-Woodruff-Allen House)
22 Allyn Steele House
Allyn Steele House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86002022)
114 N. Main St.
41°46′11″N 72°44′37″W / 41.769722°N 72.743611°W / 41.769722; -72.743611 (Allyn Steele House)
23 Temple Beth Israel
Temple Beth Israel
01995-11-27November 27, 1995
(#95001343)
701 Farmington Ave.
41°45′53″N 72°43′12″W / 41.764722°N 72.72°W / 41.764722; -72.72 (Temple Beth Israel)
24 Watkinson Juvenile Asylum and Farm School
Watkinson Juvenile Asylum and Farm School
01995-03-23March 23, 1995
(#95000273)
140, 180 and 190 Bloomfield Ave.
41°47′24″N 72°42′45″W / 41.79°N 72.7125°W / 41.79; -72.7125 (Watkinson Juvenile Asylum and Farm School)
Extends into Hartford
25 Noah Webster Birthplace
Noah Webster Birthplace
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
(#66000886)
227 S. Main St.
41°44′46″N 72°44′47″W / 41.746111°N 72.746389°W / 41.746111; -72.746389 (Noah Webster Birthplace)
Home of the American lexicographer.
26 Noah Webster Memorial Library
Noah Webster Memorial Library
01981-07-30July 30, 1981
(#81000534)
7 N. Main St.
41°45′41″N 72°43′07″W / 41.761389°N 72.718611°W / 41.761389; -72.718611 (Noah Webster Memorial Library)
27 John Wells Jr. House
John Wells Jr. House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86002025)
505 Mountain Rd.
41°46′42″N 72°45′59″W / 41.778333°N 72.766389°W / 41.778333; -72.766389 (John Wells Jr. House)
28 West End North Historic District
West End North Historic District
01985-07-25July 25, 1985
(#85001618)
Roughly bounded by Farmington Ave., Lorraine, Elizabeth, and Highland Sts.
41°46′09″N 72°42′44″W / 41.769167°N 72.712222°W / 41.769167; -72.712222 (West End North Historic District)
Extends into Hartford
29 West End South Historic District
West End South Historic District
01985-04-11April 11, 1985
(#85000763)
Roughly bounded by Farmington Ave., Whitney and S. Whitney Sts., West Boulevard, and Prospect Ave.
41°45′47″N 72°42′52″W / 41.763056°N 72.714444°W / 41.763056; -72.714444 (West End South Historic District)
Extends into Hartford
30 West Hill Historic District
West Hill Historic District
01996-11-29November 29, 1996
(#96001366)
West Hill Dr. bounded by Farmington Ave.
41°45′59″N 72°43′28″W / 41.766389°N 72.724444°W / 41.766389; -72.724444 (West Hill Historic District)
31 Whiting Homestead
Whiting Homestead
01987-08-03August 3, 1987
(#87001291)
291 N. Main St.
41°46′50″N 72°44′50″W / 41.780556°N 72.747222°W / 41.780556; -72.747222 (Whiting Homestead)
32 Whitman House
Whitman House
01986-09-10September 10, 1986
(#86002028)
208 N. Main St.
41°46′33″N 72°44′43″W / 41.775833°N 72.745278°W / 41.775833; -72.745278 (Whitman House)

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