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This place should probably be required for every American. The park rangers who take you on a tour around the house really make you think about the man who lived on this property and the absolutely stressful life he must have led. To be born...More
My family convinced me to take the Metro and go on the Frederick Douglass tour. The tour, the movie, the property was so much more than I expected. If you're thinking of coming here as a group or individual, call ahead and make a reservation...More
that where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither person nor property is safe.” - Frederick Douglass
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This site offers you one of the most spectacular views of DC that very few people know about. Knowledgeable staff and tour guides enrich the experience. Cedar Hill is a true gem and the decor is astonishing. The interpretative video is informative, but a bit...More
Having read Frederick Douglass' slave narrative I knew I had to go take a look at his last house when I went to DC. It was wonderful.....you have to book in advance as you can't go explore the house by yourself (admission is $1.50). Our...More
Wow! It is a little off the beaten path, but well worth the visit! You can get there by bus or Metro or you can take an Uber, or walk from Capitol Hill (a long walk). The Circulator bus will get you there for 1...More
I took the subway over to Anacostia. Frederick Douglass's house was an easy walk from the subway station. The grounds are beautiful and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. The house has many original decorations and furnishings, including some personal items of Mr. Douglass and...More
Frederick Douglass' home was well-preserved and allowed us to experience what life was like during his time. His home is beautiful, as are the grounds surrounding it. I was pleasantly surprised to see that an African-American lived so well during that time period. He was...More
Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery in Maryland and rose to become a national leader of the abolitionist movement. He was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.