DC Emancipation Day Commemoration Lecture Program

Last Date:


Location: 
1411 W St SE
Building: 
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Details: 

Presented by the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site and DC Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.

 

Featuring Historian CR Gibbs, presenting "Twelve Years A Slave: Solomon Northrup's Washington."

The presentation will trace the kidnapping of Northrup in Washington, DC and his return to the city to seek justice.

It will include a portrait of slave life in the Washington, DC area in the 1840's and 1850's, and the District of Columbia's Emancipation.

Cost: 
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
http://wwww.nps.gov/frdo/
Contact: 
Park Ranger Braden Paynter
Phone: 
202-426-5961