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July 2019

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Brownington

July 4, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Reading Frederick Douglass speech at the Old Stone House

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Worcester

July 4, 2019
1:30 pm
Ladd Field, Worcester
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Community members are invited to read Frederick Douglass' historic speech together at the Worcester 4th of July Celebration on Wednesdays, July 4th. The public reading will start at 1:00 pm. Come with family and friends to participate in a many-voiced tribute to Douglass' best thinking about Liberty and Justice for All. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Landgrove

July 4, 2019
2:00 pm
Image of Frederick Douglass

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Peacham

July 4, 2019
3:30 pm
Peacham Library, Peacham
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Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Rokeby Museum

July 5, 2019
3:00 pm
Rokeby Museum, Ferrisburgh
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Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Wilmington

July 5, 2019
5:00 pm
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Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – North Hero

July 6, 2019
2:00 pm

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Community members are invited to witness and/or join in the reading. Copies of the speech will be provided. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Burlington

July 6, 2019
5:00 pm
Image of woman reading at Douglass event in Burlington

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Johnson

July 7, 2019
10:00 am

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Read More »

September 2019

Reading Frederick Douglass 2019 – Springfield

September 30, 2019
12:15 pm

Join us as we read together the fiery July 5, 1852 speech in which the great abolitionist orator Frederick Douglass took exception to being asked to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This is a participatory event. Community members are invited to witness and/or join in the reading. Copies of the speech will be provided. Read More »

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