History at Sunset program on Friday, August 30, 2019 @ 6:30 PM at Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (FREE!)

Image may contain: one or more people and people standingThe Civil War Defenses of Washington is prepping for the next History at Sunset program on Friday, August 30, 2019 at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site.

Mr. Douglass looks quite resplendent in the National Park Service flat hat this Friday. 🎩

August 30th (6:30 pm)
Freedom by the Orator: Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

The program includes a walking tour of the historic home detailing Frederick Douglass’s experience and contribution to the Union war effort during the Civil War, and post-war life in Washington D.C.

Visitors can check-in at the visitors center beginning at 6:00 p.m. The visitor center will close prior to the program. Visitors will meet National Park Service staff on the grass area adjacent to the cottage which is behind the Douglass Home. The program will begin on the grass at 6:30 p.m.

For more information about the programs, please see the CWDW Facebook event page and website:



Photo courtesy NPS (SP)


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