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
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 38° 54.34′ N, 76° 59.7′ W. Marker is in Gallaudet, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Lincoln Circle Northeast north of Florida Avenue Northeast. Marker is at the main entrance to Chapel Hall, west of the University's main gate off Florida Avenue. 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. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (within shouting distance of this Site of the Rose Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurent Clerc (within shouting distance of this marker); 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). Touch for a list and map 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.)
4. Gallaudet College Historic District. National Register of Historic Places, Nomination Form, 1974. (Submitted on March 13, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. deafness; Columbia Institution for the Deaf; Gallaudet University.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 996 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on February 22, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 15, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 5. submitted on March 25, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 6. submitted on July 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 7, 8, 9. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 10. submitted on March 25, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.