Douglass Cemetery

Douglass Cemetery (HM2LIA)

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N 38° 48.096', W 77° 3.363'

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circa, 1827

The Douglass Cemetery Association was founded in 1895 as a non-denominational, segregated cemetery for Alexandria's African American community. The Douglass Cemetery is named in memory of Frederick Douglass, who was an American abolitionist, writer, statesman, orator and former slave who worked to improve the lives of African Americans during his lifetime. Hundreds of African Americans were buried in this cemetery while it was in operation between 1896 and 1975.

"Without a struggle, there can be no progress."
Frederick Douglass
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HM NumberHM2LIA
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Date Added Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 321458 N 4296768
Decimal Degrees38.80160000, -77.05605000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.096', W 77° 3.363'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 5.7599999999998" N, 77° 3' 21.78" W
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