Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
(1817 - 1895)
Precursor of the Civil Rights Movement
An ex-slave who rose to world renown as an abolitionist and who served in high government posts under presidents Grant through Cleveland, Frederick Douglass resided in this building from 1871 to 1877.
Erected 1966 by Capitol Hill Restoration Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Government & Politics.
Location. 38° 53.461′ N, 77° 0.073′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from A Street Northeast east of Frederick Douglas Court Northeast, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 A Street Northeast, Washington DC 20002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cortelyou House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Florida House (about 700 feet away); Torch of Freedom (about 700 feet away); Alva Belmont House Fiery Destruction (approx. 0.2 miles away); Residence of Albert Gallatin (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); From June to December, 1917 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
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