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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Historic Site
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site photo
Tetona Dunlap - The Washington Post
12/1 - 12/8

Ongoing exhibits:

Tours of the last residence of the 19th-century abolitionist.
Through 12/12

Permanent exhibition

The final home of the abolitionist.
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The house, furnished much as it was when Douglass resided there, is filled with photographs, documents and gifts from Harriet Beecher Stowe and Abraham Lincoln. The “Growlery,” a small fieldstone outbuilding on the property, is the studio where Douglass wrote and studied.