• Cedar Hill

    Frederick Douglass

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 12/13/2013, 12/14/2013

    Location: Visitor Center | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Braden Paynter Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 202-426-5961

The goal of the annual Oratorical Contest is for students to experience the same transformative power of language that Frederick Douglass did as a young man. The contest is open to all students in grades 1-12 and is hosted in early December. Students memorize and present a portion of a Douglass speech from a stage at his home of Cedar Hill.

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