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

The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence

("House #1")

 
 
The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
1. The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence Marker
Inscription.
Erected in 1867-1868

Edward Miner Gallaudet
(1837-1917)

Gallaudet became the first superintendent of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind in 1857, and in 1864, was named the first president of the National Deaf Mute College, later known as Gallaudet College and Gallaudet University. He retired in 1910, after 53 years with the College.

Gallaudet and his family lived here from 1868-1911. The residence continues to be the home for Gallaudet's presidents and their families.

Gift of Gallaudet University Alumni Association
Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund
2001

 
Erected 2001 by Gallaudet University Alumni Association.
 
Location. 38° 54.374′ N, 76° 59.824′ W. Marker is in Gallaudet, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Faculty Row NE just from Lincoln Circle NE. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ballard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Helen Fay House (within shouting distance of this marker); Denison House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 30, 2016
2. The Edward Miner Gallaudet Residence Marker
The marker is just to the left of the stone entryway faced by the asphalt driveway in this view of the Residence.
line); Site of the Rose Cottage (about 500 feet away); "Ole Jim" (about 600 feet away); Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (about 600 feet away); Chapel Hall (about 600 feet away); Edward Miner Gallaudet (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gallaudet.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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