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Famous orator Daniel Webster cut his teeth as a lawyer in Portsmouth until 1816. Three of his homes were lost to fire and urban renewal. The fourth Webster residence (built 1785) was moved from High Street to Hancock Street at Strawbery Banke. In the mid-1960s it stood forlorn, awaiting a new foundation and restoration.



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Daniel Webster HOuse (1795) awaiting restoration in Portsmouth, NH during the mid-1960s / (c) Strawbery Banke Museum / {hoto by Douglas Armsden on

Photo by Douglas Armsden

This image from the book STRAWBERY BANKE:
A Seaport Museum 400 Years in the Making
by J. Dennis Robinson
(c) Strawbery Banke Museum Collection

Strawbery Banke

Daniel Webster Lost in Portsmouth 
PHOTO FEATURE: Dan Webster Farm


Daniel Webster House today in Portsmouth, NH / Photo

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