Gallaudet in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
has been designated a
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935,
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1966 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 54.34′ N, 76° 59.7′ W. Marker is in Gallaudet, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Lincoln Circle, South north of Florida Avenue, NE. Click for map. Marker is at the main entrance to Chapel Hall, west of the University's main gate off Florida Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Florida Avenue, NE, Washington DC 20002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Rose Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurent Clerc (within shouting Edward Miner Gallaudet (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leonard M. Elstad (about 300 feet away); Education for All (about 400 feet away); "Ole Jim" (about 500 feet away); The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gallaudet.
Regarding Chapel Hall. "Seventeen acres at the front of the campus are registered as the Gallaudet College Historic District in the National Register of Historic Places. The historic district includes Chapel Hall, College Hall, The houses on Faculty Row, and "Ole Jim." This area of campus and its original grounds were designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, a well-known landscape architect, noted for his design of New York's Central Park."
Also see . . .
1. Gallaudet University. (Submitted on February 15, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. About Gallaudet. (Submitted on February 15, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. Rare Gallaudet Pictures (Submitted on February 21, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. deafness; Columbia Institution for the Deaf; Gallaudet University.
Categories. • Education • Notable Places •
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