• Cedar Hill

    Frederick Douglass

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

Birthday Appreciations

Thank You

Thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate Frederick Douglass's birthday. In particular we would like to thank:

The Washington Revels
Double Nickels
Union Temple Baptist Church
Fort McHenry Fife and Drum Corp
Hari Jones of the African American Civil War Museum and Memorial

Did You Know?

54th Mass

Two of Frederick Douglass's sons served in the 54th Massachusetts (portrayed in the movie "Glory") during the Civil War. Both Lewis and Charles survived, and lived to see their father hang a print of the 54th storming Fort Wagner in the front hall of Cedar Hill.