Category: Later Years and Legacy

Later Years and Death

Cedar Hill Frederick Douglass lived the  of his life in his  in Anacostia, Washington D.C. He purchased the house in 1877 and paid $6,700 to the Freedmen’s Savings and Trust Company, he and his family moved in the fall of 1878. Cedar Hill is now part of the Frederick Douglass National Historical Site and it […] more

Legacy and Significance of Frederick Douglass

Words were the medium of his life Frederick Douglass’ most important legacy was the use of his words to fight for the freedom and rights of African Americans. He used his oratory and writing skills throughout his life to communicate his desire to free African American slaves which led to the  brought by President Abraham […] more