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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.
Fees:Free, but please RSVP to
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Adult, Archaeology Museum, Lecture

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