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West Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

 
 
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
1. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Marker
Inscription.  
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, LL. D.
Born in Philadelphia December 10, 1787
Founded
At Hartford the First School for the Deaf
In America 1817
Died at Hartford September 10, 1851
(east face)
Friend
Teacher
benefactor
(south face)
This Replica Erected By The National Association
Of The Deaf 1925
To Replace The Monument Erected In 1854 On
Site Of The First American School
(west face)
Committee
President Arthur L Roberts, Ex Officio
Thomas E. Fox, Chairman
John B. Hopkins • Harley D. Drake, Treasurers
John O’Rourke

 
Erected 1925.
 
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 postal address: 139 North Main Street, West Hartford CT 06107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
2. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Marker
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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.)
 
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
3. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Marker
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet with a Student image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
4. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet with a Student
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
5. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet Marker
(south face)
The Main Entrance of the American School for the Deaf image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
6. The Main Entrance of the American School for the Deaf
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia, unknown
7. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet
 
 
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 342 times since then and 18 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.

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