Archive for March 9th, 2018

A Tribute to Gladys Parham @ Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (Saturday, March 10, 2 PM – 3:30 PM)

Image may contain: one or more peopleJoin the National Park Service and family and friends of Gladys Parham to learn about the last caretaker of Cedar Hill. Ms. Parham lived in the caretaker’s cottage behind Frederick Douglass’s historic house from 1949 to 1983.

A well-known community figure who cared deeply about preserving the home and legacy of Douglass, Ms. Parham played a significant role in saving Cedar Hill for the enjoyment and education of everybody.

This program will include reminiscences by Parham family and friends, as well as a reading of memories written by Gladys Parham in her final years serving as caretaker.


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