Remembering Noah Webster

A tad too much 'psychoanalysis' of Mr. Dictionary (apparently Noah Webster was a moody, critical man) but, overall, an enjoyable look at the life and times of the West Hartford farm boy turned Yale scholar who was also America's foremost freelance writer. This remarkable New Englander is also considered, by the author, the Founding Father of American culture.

Can't forget that Mr. Webster was also the consummate political activist who helped establish Amherst College and a devout Congregationalist (when that meant something spiritual). He was also a loyal husband to Rebecca Greenleaf and father of eight - six daughters and two sons.

Noah, cousin of Daniel Webster, was born in October 16, 1758 and died on May 28, 1843 and was buried in New Haven, CT.

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