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

Frederick Douglass

1818–1895

 
 
Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 9, 2007
1. Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895 Marker
Inscription.  
“For my part, I should prefer death to hopeless bondage.” New Bedford 1838-1841.
 
Erected 1996.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 William Street, New Bedford MA 02740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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). Touch for a list and map 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.)
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
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,079 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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