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Town of West Hartford

The town prides itself on its attractiveness, customer service, safe neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, family-friendly attractions, walkable streets, shops and rich history.

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The town prides itself on its attractiveness, customer service, safe neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, family-friendly attractions, walkable streets and rich history. From Elizabeth Park Rose Garden and MDC Reservoir to the northeastern and western corner to West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square to the center of town; to the golf course and the historic Noah Webster House to the south central end, West Hartford is worth the trip.

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Facts about West Hartford

Town/City established:

  • Incoporated in 1854.

Named from:

  • Was known as the West Division of Hartford before its incorpation.

County:

  • Hartford.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • Noah Webster.
  • Sarah Whitman Hooker.
  • Bristow William Hall.
  • Paul Butterworth.
  • Reverend Doctor Wallace G. Fiske.
  • Frederick B. Rentschler.
  • E. Clayton Gengras.

Top Five Attractions:

  • Noah Webster House & West Harford Historical Society.
  • The Children's Museum.
  • Playhouse on Park.
  • Elizabeth Park Rose Garden.
  • Blue Back Square.

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Martin Luther King Celebration, January.
  • West Hartford's Cookin', March.
  • Memorial Day Parade.
  • Celebrate West Hartford, June.
  • Ferrari Car Show, last Sun. in June.
  • Halloween Stroll, last Sat. of October.

Quality of town/city:

  • The town prides itself on its attractiveness, customer service, safe neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, family-friendly attractions, walkable streets and rich history. From Elizabeth Park Rose Garden and MDC Reservoir to the northeastern and western corner to West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square to the center of town; to the golf course and the historic Noah Webster House to the south central end, West Hartford is worth the trip.

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