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Willard Park

Willard Park

 

 

Location: Willard Park, 1901 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis. (Marion County, Indiana)

No Longer Standing. Replaced by 2009 marker #49.2019.5  Willard Park.

Erected 1993 Indiana Historical Bureau and Ind. School for the Deaf and the Alumni Assn., PTCO of ISD, Ind. Assn. of the Deaf

ID# : 49.1993.2

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Named for William Willard; site of Indiana School for the Deaf, 1850-1911. School founded by Willard, a deaf person, 1843; state-supported since 1844. School now at 1200 East 42nd Street. Willard, principal and teacher, was a dedicated educator of deaf people.

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