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Frederick Douglass in Concord

April 24, 2019 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM


Join us for a conversation with prize-winning historian Robert A. Gross and Robbins House President Maria Madison as they discuss the historical context in which Frederick Douglass spoke in this historic town in 1841 and 1844.  Learn about Douglass’ visits and the key figures who met with including the leaders of the Middlesex County Antislavery Society and the Concord Ladies Antislavery Society.  Bring your questions from David Blight’s biography, Frederick Douglass, Prophet of Freedom and unpack this towering historical figure with the Concord Museum.

This program is supported in part by the Sally Lanagan Fund and grants from the Concord Cultural Council, the Lexington Council for the Arts, and the Lincoln Cultural Council –  local agencies which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Free. Register here.


April 24, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm