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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Camping

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site - Wikipedia
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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site - Wikipedia
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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site - Wikipedia
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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site - Wikipedia
Photo: Wikipedia
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site - Wikipedia
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Frederick Douglass spent his life fighting for justice and equality. Born into slavery in 1818, he escaped as a young man and became a leading voice in the abolitionist movement. People everywhere still find inspiration today in his tireless struggle, brilliant words, and inclusive vision of humanity. Douglass's legacy is preserved here at Cedar Hill, where he lived his last 17 years.

The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, administered by the National Park Service, is located at 1411 W Street, SE, in Anacostia, a neighborhood east of the Anacostia River in Southeast Washington, D.C. United States. Established in 1988 as a National Historic Site, the site preserves the home and estate of Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent African Americans of the 19th century. Douglass lived in this house, which he named Cedar Hill, from 1877–1878 until his death in 1895. Perched on a hilltop, the site offers a sweeping view of the U.S. Capitol and the Washington, D.C., skyline.
In 2017 the site was used to represent Washington, D.C., on its America the Beautiful quarter.

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