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Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frederick Douglass

(1817 - 1895)

 
 
Frederick Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
1. Frederick Douglass Marker
Inscription.  
Orator - Publisher - Statesman
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 RRAfrican AmericansGovernment & 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
Frederick Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
2. Frederick Douglass Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); 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.
 
Frederick Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
3. Frederick Douglass Marker
316 A Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
4. 316 A Street
Frederick Douglass Museum<br>The Hall of Fame for Caring Americans image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, October 12, 2013
5. Frederick Douglass Museum
The Hall of Fame for Caring Americans
Frederick Douglass image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 2, 2012
6. Frederick Douglass
Statue of Douglass at Cedar Hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 13, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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