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

Laurent Clerc

 
 
Laurent Clerc Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
1. Laurent Clerc Marker
Inscription.
Laurent Clerc
The Apostle
To The Deaf Mutes Of The
New World
(north face)
Laurent Clerc A.M.
Born in La Balme, France
December 26, 1785
Landed at New York
August 9, 1816
Died at Hartford
July 18, 1869
(south face)
Erected By The Deaf Mutes
Of America to the Memory
Of Their Benefactor
The Pupil of Sicard
The Associate of Gallaudet
Who Left His Native Land
To Elevate Them
By His Teaching
And Encourage Them
By His Example

 
Location. 41° 46.25′ N, 72° 44.783′ W. Marker is in West Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Linnard Road, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of the American School for the Deaf. Marker is at or near this postal address: 139 North Main Street, West Hartford CT 06107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (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
Laurent Clerc Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
2. Laurent Clerc Marker
(south face)
(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. 0.6 miles away); Connecticut Veterans Memorial West Hartford (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Hartford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Laurent Clerc on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. American School for the Deaf. (Submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. American School for the Deaf on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. EducationNotable Persons
 
Laurent Clerc Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
3. Laurent Clerc Marker
(north face)
Laurent Clerc Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
4. Laurent Clerc Marker
The Main Entrance of the American School for the Deaf image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2016
5. The Main Entrance of the American School for the Deaf
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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