Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Site in Journalism
Erected 1976 by The Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.
Location. 43° 9.345′ N, 77° 36.705′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is on Main St. near Aqueduct St., on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. From the street, the marker is partially hidden behind a bus shelter. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14614, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Mills and Races (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Front Street (about 300 feet away); From Hunting Ground to City (about 400 feet away); Erie Canal (about 500 feet away); The Genesee River Main Street Bridge (about 500 feet away); Second Erie Canal Aqueduct (about 500 feet away); National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
More about this marker. Next to the bus shelter is a more detailed sign/plaque with more information on Douglass and the North Star, and Douglass' life and work. Just inside the building is a small display on Douglass. On the north side of Main St. facing south is a granite pedestal with a metal plaque with more information on Douglass.
Additional keywords. North Star Newspaper, Frederick Douglass' Newspaper
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights • Communications • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 451 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.