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Gallaudet in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ballard House

("House #2")

 
 
Ballard House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
1. Ballard House Marker
Inscription.
Erected in 1867

Melville Ballard
(1839-1912)

Classes of 1886 (B.S.) & 1870 (M.S.)

Ballard was the first undergraduate to receive a bachelor of science degree in 1866 from the National Deaf-Mute College, now Gallaudet University. He taught at Kendall School for 46 years, and he was also the first president of Gallaudet College Alumni Association (1889-1893). The D.C. Chapter of the Gallaudet College Alumni Association was officially organized in 1905 at a meeting held here.

Gift of Gallaudet University Alumni Association
Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund
2001

 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 38° 54.394′ N, 76° 59.82′ W. Marker is in Gallaudet, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Faculty Row NE just west of Lincoln Circle NE. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Helen Fay House (within shouting distance of this marker); Denison House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Rose Cottage
Ballard House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
2. Ballard House Marker
The marker is to the right of the southern entrance to the Ballard House.
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Ole Jim" (about 500 feet away); Chapel Hall (about 700 feet away); Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (about 700 feet away); Edward Miner Gallaudet (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gallaudet.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 142 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page was last revised on November 21, 2016.
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