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History & Cogswell Heritage House

American School for the Deaf (ASD), which opened to the public on April 15, 1817, shares the history of Deaf Education, which included key figures, such as Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Dr. Mason Cogswell, Laurent Clerc, Jean Massieu, The Braidwood family, Abbe Sicard, and more through their History & Cogswell Heritage House webpage.

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