West Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
Born in Philadelphia December 10, 1787
At Hartford the First School for the Deaf
In America 1817
Died at Hartford September 10, 1851
Of The Deaf 1925
To Replace The Monument Erected In 1854 On
Site Of The First American School
President Arthur L Roberts, Ex Officio
Thomas E. Fox, Chairman
John B. Hopkins • Harley D. Drake, Treasurers
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 41° 46.275′ N, 72° 44.76′ W. Marker is in West Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on North Main Street near Linnard Road, on the left when traveling north. Located in front of the American School for the Deaf. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Laurent Clerc (within shouting distance of this marker); Old North Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Center Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of French Soldiers (approx. half a mile away); First Public Library Building in West Hartford (approx. 0.6 miles away); SS Maiden Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); West Hartford (approx. 0.7 miles away); Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Hartford.
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. American School For the Deaf on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 7. submitted on September 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.