Gallaudet in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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
Location. 38° 54.394′ N, 76° 59.82′ W. Marker is in Gallaudet, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Faculty Row Northeast west of Lincoln Circle Northeast, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Florida Avenue Northeast, Washington DC 20002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Denison House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Rose Cottage (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); Yoko Ono (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gallaudet.
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