Meet Frederick Douglass and other people who lived in New Bedford during the 1800s. At 12:00 Frederick Douglass will give a speech in which he discusses slavery, independence, justice, and what it means to be an American. Hear the Declaration of Independence read aloud. In addition you will be able to meet Douglass, the 1850s Ladies, Civil War soldiers, local leaders, and park rangers.
4th of July with Frederick Douglass
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July 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park