"I will unite with any one to do right, and with no one to do wrong!"

Walk the halls of Cedar Hill, home of the famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

Born into slavery, Douglass escaped to spend his life fighting for justice and equality for all people. His tireless struggle, brilliant words, and inclusive vision of humanity continue to inspire and sustain people today. 


Touring Cedar Hill


Tours are the only way to see inside of Frederick Douglass's home. Here is what you need to know to take a tour of Cedar Hill.

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Volunteer working with kids

Volunteers Needed

We need volunteers. Working with us is a lot of fun and makes a huge impact on the site.

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Virtual Museum Exhibit

Virtual Museum Exhibit

Can't make it to the house in person? No worries. Explore Mr. Douglass's house from the comfort of your own home through this online exhibit.

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Sites of National Capital Parks-East

Check out the incredible diversity of National Capital Parks-East sites. Natural, cultural, historical, and recreational - we have it all.

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