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Contact: Emily Linroth, 202-619-7156
WASHINGTON – Experience the same transformative power of language that Frederick Douglass did as a young man at the annual Frederick Douglass National Historic Site oratorical contest on Dec. 9 and 10. Join us for the entire contest or a portion of each day as student contestants in grades 1 through 12 present a portion of a Douglass speech from the stage of the visitor center at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site.
What: FREE annual oratorical contest
When: Friday, December 9, and Saturday, December 10, 2016
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a break between noon and 1 p.m. (both days)
Where: Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
1411 W Street Southeast Washington, DC 20020
Public transportation is available via Metro to the Anacostia Station. Limited parking is available at the park.
For more information, please visit www.nps.gov/frdo/learn/k