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Frederick Douglass Historic House

The National Park Service preserves local history and celebrates local and national American heritage. The Frederick Douglass House, located in the historic Cedar Hill community of Washington, DC, is one of the national treasures managed by the National Park Service. This website provides lesser-known facts about Frederick Douglass (1818-1995), the most famous nineteenth century advocate for freedom and civil rights. Under the website’s ‘History and Culture’ link, one can explore a listing of online resources about Douglass-related people, places, and collections.

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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.