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History & Culture

Any time is a great time to learn about Frederick Douglass's incredible life, his home, and his vision.

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Kids & Youth

Become a Junior Ranger, collect Civil War to Civil Rights trading cards, or participate in the annual oratorical contest.

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Find lesson plans, distance learning programs, suggested reading lists, opportunities for professional development, and more.

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Photos & Multimedia

Join the conversation on social media, take a virtual tour, look at historic and modern photos, and more!

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Find policy documents and other important information about park management.

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Find the latest news and articles about the park.

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Operated by Eastern National, the bookstore sells unique educational products and books related to Frederick Douglass.

Last updated: March 27, 2018

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1411 W Street SE
Washington, DC 20020


(202) 426-5961

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