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Rediscovering D.C.: Anacostia
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
This tour has been cancelled by the National Park Service due to a special activity which will result in the site being closed to the public.
Frederick Douglass spent his life fighting for justice and equality. Born into slavery in 1818, he escaped as a young man and became a leading voice in the abolitionist movement. People everywhere still find inspiration today in his tireless struggle, brilliant words, and inclusive vision of humanity. Douglass's legacy is preserved here at Cedar Hill, where he lived his last 17 years
The Anacostia Community museum explores social issues impacting diverse populations of the D.C. metropolitan area to promote mutual understanding and strengthen community bonds. The museum's work is achieved through development of museum collections, engaging exhibitions, research and documentation that examine the development of communities, and through diverse community and educational programming.