Feb 17 & 18: FREDERICK DOUGLASS BICENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

This year’s programs and activities will honor the legacy and activism of Frederick Douglass and his connection to the Anacostia community in which his historic home lies.

There will be community lectures, dramatic performances, hands-on kids activities and musical performances. Civil War Enlistment Station and Infantry Drills, catch a glimpse of Frederick Douglass re-enactors rove the site in traditional clothing that Douglass would have worn. 17-18feb FDouglassHome

Learn more about the legacy of Frederick Douglass from guest speakers including Kenneth B. Morris, the great-great-great grandson of Douglass and co-founder of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiative, David Blight, Leigh Fought, Phil Darius Wallace and Fred Morsell.

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site House Tours & Visitor Center 
1411 W St SE Washington DC 20020 & 

12:30 – 5:00 PM, Anacostia Arts Center 

1231 Good Hope Road SE Washington DC 20020

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