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

Denison House

("House #4")

 
 
Denison House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
1. Denison House Marker
Inscription.  
Erected in 1874-1875

James Denison
(1837-1910)

Denison was the first Deaf principal of the Primary Department, later known as the Kendall School, and served for almost 50 years. He and his family lived here from 1875-1909.

Gift of Gallaudet University Alumni Association
Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund
2001

 
Erected by Gallaudet University Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 2001.
 
Location. 38° 54.423′ N, 76° 59.791′ W. Marker is in Gallaudet in Washington, District of Columbia. 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. Helen Fay House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ballard House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Ole Jim"
Denison House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
2. Denison House Marker
The marker is to the left of the Denison House entrance.
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(about 400 feet away); Site of the Rose Cottage (about 600 feet away); Chapel Hall (about 700 feet away); Edward Miner Gallaudet (about 700 feet away); Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gallaudet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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