Morley, Edward W., House

26 Westland Ave., West Hartford, Connecticut

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Description 

From 1906 to 1923, this was the home of the chemist Edward W. Morley (1838-1923), who collaborated with Albert A. Michelson in measuring the speed of light (1887) and determined the atomic weights of hydrogen and oxygen. Not open to the public. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 15, 1975

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 15, 1975
Reference number
75002057
Area of significance
Science
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
1906; 1923

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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