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New Bedford in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Frederick Douglass

 
 
Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 9, 2007
1. Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895 Marker
Inscription. 1818–1895 “For my part, I should prefer death to hopeless bondage.” New Bedford 1838-1841.
 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 41° 38.112′ N, 70° 55.654′ W. Marker is in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is on William Street near North 6th Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 William Street, New Bedford MA 02740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whaleman’s Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Paul Cuffe's Atlantic World (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Heroes of Fort Wagner (about 800 feet away); Civil War’s First Black Regiment (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Bedford.
 
More about this marker. This marker is known as the Frederick Douglass Memorial.
 
Also see . . .  Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895. (Submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansNotable Persons
 
Frederick Douglass Marker outside of City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 9, 2007
2. Frederick Douglass Marker outside of City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,962 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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