Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (HM53H)

Location: West Chester, PA 19382 Chester County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.141', W 75° 35.836'

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(1818 - 1895)

Champion of human freedom, African American abolitionist, newspaper editor, U.S. Colored Troops recruiter, U.S. ambassador to Haiti, and orator, Frederick Douglass gave his last public address "Against Lynch Law" here on February 1, 1895. A frequent visitor to West Chester, Douglass denounced lynching and bigotry and urged freedom, justice, and equality for all Americans. The Frederick Douglass Institute here maintains Douglass' legacy.
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HM NumberHM53H
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Year Placed2006
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 8:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 448981 N 4422639
Decimal Degrees39.95235000, -75.59726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.141', W 75° 35.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 8.46" N, 75° 35' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 798 US-322 BUS, West Chester PA 19382, US
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