This house was built around 1784 by an unknown (by me) builder. It is named after Daniel Webster, the famous orator, who first came to
in 1807 and stayed for ten years. In 1817, he moved to Boston. Portsmouth
Daniel Webster, lived in this home from 1814 until 1817. He moved here after his previous home, located on the northwest corner of Pleasant and Court Streets (across Pleasant Street from the Treadwell Jenness House), burned in the Great Portsmouth Fire of 1813.
This was the last
The Daniel Webster House was moved to Strawbery Banke Museum when urban renewal decimated the North End during the 1960s. The building is not currently open to the public.