Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (HM12H)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21231
Country: United States of America

N 39° 17.017', W 76° 35.435'

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Frederick Douglass was born into American slavery on Maryland's Eastern Shore in February 1818.In March 1826, Douglass, a slave child, was sent to live in the Hugh Auld household at this location, from 1826-1831.

Douglass periodically resided in Fells Point as a slave until Monday, September 3, 1838, when he escaped to freedom via the Underground Railroad.Douglass returned to Baltimore as a free man on May 19, 1870 to address the 20,000 participants in the 15th Amendment Celebration and Parade.

Frederick Douglass, one of America's greatest freedom fighters, died in Washington, DC on February 20, 1895. He was buried in Rochester, NY.
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HM NumberHM12H
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 5:21pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 362816 N 4349456
Decimal Degrees39.28361667, -76.59058333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.017', W 76° 35.435'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 1.02" N, 76° 35' 26.10" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-711 S Durham St, Baltimore MD 21231, US
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