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Frederick Douglass Returns to Gettysburg

Saturday, February 3, 2024
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Join Frederick Douglass, the former slave, writer, orator and abolitionist (interpreted by Nathan M. Richardson) for an hour long conversation, reflecting on his life and times including slavery and the Civil War. Hear his personal recollections of his 1869 visit to Agricultural Hall in Gettysburg and the lecture he gave comparing Abraham Lincoln and William the Silent. Attendees will also hear Frederick Douglass's speech "The Unknown Loyal Dead," a tribute to fallen Union soldiers during the Civil War. Participants are invited to bring questions for Mr. Douglass on any topic from the period, including his relationship with Abraham Lincoln.

This event is in collaboration with the Lincoln Cemetery Project Association.

Tickets are free for ACHS members and $10/general admission. Reserve your tickets at: http://tinyurl.com/3u9knddz

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