The John Humphrey Noyes House

A Brattleboro Words Trail Site

John Humphrey Noyes:

Putney, VT

A photograph of John Humphrey Noyes, circa 1850. Public Domain.

Born in 1811 to a prominent Brattleboro family, John Humphrey Noyes was an American preacher, radical religious philosopher, and utopian socialist best known for founding intentional “Communities” in Oneida, New York; Wallingford, Connecticut; and here in Vermont in the tiny town of Putney.

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On The Map

Family home of John Humphrey Noyes historical marker in Putney, VT

John H. Noyes Home Marker

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The Brattleboro Words Project is working with the community to identify specific sites and themes significant to the study of words in Brattleboro and surrounding towns. Research Teams – classrooms/teachers, amateur historians, veterans, writers, artists and other community members — will produce audio segments and other work to be incorporated into audio walking, biking and driving tours tours.

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