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Frederick Douglass Annual Birthday Commemoration

Join the National Park Service as we celebrate the man, his legacy and his impact to the world.

Date(s):

Saturday, February 16, 2019 1:00 pm

Overview:

Enjoy a commemorative ceremony from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at D.C. Prep Academy (1409 V Street, SE) featuring historic African American spirituals by the Washington Revels, poetry written and read by local youth, and dramatic recitations of Douglass’s most famous speeches performed by winners of the annual Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Oratorical Contest.

Take a walking tour of the neighborhood surrounding Douglass Cedar Hill estate titled “Douglass Anacostia” and enjoy ranger led house tours on the quarter of every hour between 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Registration required at the visitor center.

Location:

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
D.C. Prep Public Charter School
1409 V Street, SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 426-5961

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