Frederick Douglass Walking Tour

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Date(s) - 03/02//2014 - 04/27//2014
All Day


This tour explores Frederick Douglass’s final years in Anacostia, the first planned sub-division of DC, where he carried out his unrelenting advocacy for civil and gender rights, and served as marshal of the District.  Starting at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, then walking through Anacostia.  Learn about Douglass’s professional and personal undertakings, including his controversial second marriage and his work for a groundbreaking newspaper, and see the historic Anacostia homes and sights that still remain. Seven separate tours offered: March 2 from 1:30pm – 3:00pm, March 9 from 1:30pm – 3:00pm, March 16 from 1pm – 2:30pm, March 23 from 10am – 11:30am, March 30 from 10am – 11:30am, April 6 from 10am – 11:30am, and April 27 from 10am – 11:30am.  $25 fee.  Advance registration required.