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    Java Jolt: Frederick Douglass & Alexandria

    Title:Java Jolt: Frederick Douglass & Alexandria
    Date & Time:Sat Sep 20, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location:Alexandria Archaeology Museum, 105 N. Union St. (Map This)
    Suite #327
    Event Details:Jay Roberts will discuss the little known visit Frederick Douglass made to Alexandria on September 24, 1894. Just five months before his death, Douglass - orator, statesmen, influential publisher, social reformer, and champion of civil rights – came to Alexandria. The occasion that brought “the Lion of Anacostia” to Virginia soil was the 31st anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Learn more about this interesting event. Sponsored by Friends of Alexandria Archaeology (FOAA), with light refreshments.
    Contact Email:archaeology@alexandriava.gov
    Fees:Free, but please RSVP to archaeology@alexandriava.gov.
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Adult, Archaeology Museum, Lecture


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/8751QR Code

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