Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Ohio School for the Deaf”
On April 17, 1817, the first United States school for the deaf was opened in Hartford, Connecticut. Three years later, a parent from Stark County applied for state aid to send his son to the school, as no comparable facilities were available in Ohio. It took nine long years, but after much work from dedicated individuals, Ohio opened the fifth residential school for deaf students in the United States.
The Ohio School for the Deaf, located at 500 Morse Road, continues to serve students […]
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Ohio School for the Deaf
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