• Cedar Hill

    Frederick Douglass

    National Historic Site District of Columbia

History & Culture

The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site preserves the home and legacy of Frederick Douglass, a runaway slave, abolitionist, civil rights advocate, author and statesmen.


Frederick Douglass's life and a list of Douglass resources on the web.


Cedar Hill, the home of Frederick Douglass.

Did You Know?

Checker board made by Douglass

Visitors to Frederick Douglass' Cedar Hill home in Washington, D.C. would enjoy a game of checkers with him in his East Parlor, the fanciest and most public room in the house.