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The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence
Edward Miner Gallaudet
Gallaudet became the first superintendent of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind in 1857, and in 1864, was named the first president of the National Deaf Mute College, later known as Gallaudet College and Gallaudet University. He retired in 1910, after 53 years with the College.
Gallaudet and his family lived here from 1868-1911. The residence continues to be the home for Gallaudet's presidents and their families.
Gift of Gallaudet University Alumni Association
Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund
Erected 2001 by Gallaudet University Alumni Association.
Location. 38° 54.374′ N, 76° 59.824′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Faculty Row NE just from 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. Ballard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Helen Fay House (within shouting distance of this marker); Denison House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Site of the Rose Cottage (about 500 feet away); "Ole Jim" (about 600 feet away); Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (about 600 feet away); Chapel Hall (about 600 feet away); Edward Miner Gallaudet (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
Categories. • Education • Man-Made Features •
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