Frederick Douglass was the most photographed American of the nineteenth century. The National Park Service has several dozen photographs of Douglass in its collection.
Photographs of Cedar Hill taken during the 1930s when the Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association privately operated the site as the "Frederick Douglass Memorial Home."
Frederick Douglass named his estate "Cedar Hill" for its high elevation and numerous trees. These photographs show Cedar Hill during the 1880s and 1890s.
Various photographs of Anna Douglass, four of the Douglass children, some Douglass grandchildren, and Helen Douglass with some of her family members.
Photographs of Cedar Hill in the 1960s and 1970s when the National Park Service acquired the site and operated it as the "Frederick Douglass Home." It was designated the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site in 1988.
Last updated: April 10, 2015
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