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An Evening with Frederick Douglass - in Fairport 

When: Tue., April 19, 7 p.m. 2016
Historian Dr. David Anderson will portray the renowned orator and statesman. Born in 1818, Frederick Douglass was best known as a social reformer and abolitionist, but he was also an author and a fiery orator. He escaped from slavery in Maryland and became a leader in the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts before moving to Rochester to continue his work. It was here that he began to publish his newspaper “The North Star.”


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