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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

1411 W Street., SE
Washington, District of Columbia, 20020

Frederick Douglass home
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This is the home of one of the most famous African Americans in United States history. Perched high on a hilltop, the site offers a sweeping view of the U.S. Capitol and the Washington D.C. skyline.

Douglass lived in this house, which he named Cedar Hill, from 1877 until his death in 1895.

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