Welcome to The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Frederick Douglass 1818-1895

"To those who have suffered in slavery I can say, I, too, have suffered... To those who have battled for liberty, brotherhood, and citizenship I can say, I, too, have battled."

Cedar Hill

For information about Frederick Douglass or his home at Cedar Hill please write to:


The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
1411 W Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20020-4813

or call voice or TDD at (202)426-5961.
Cedar Hill is open daily except
January 1, Thanksgiving and December 25.
Seasonal hours are:
9am-5pm for the Spring-Summer and
9am-4-pm for the Fall-Winter


Frederick Douglass National Historic Site is administered by the
National Park Service.
Contact:
Superintendent, National Capital Parks - East
1900 Anacostia Drive, S.E.
Washington, DC 20020-6722 or call (202)-690-5185.