Reading Frederick Douglass

 

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018 Events

These readings are free and open to the public. We’ll continue to add to this list as we get more details from the host communities.

Fri 29

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Quechee

June 29
5:00 pm
Quechee Green, Quechee
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 »
Sat 30

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Jeffersonville

June 30
3:00 pm
Varnum Memorial Library, Jeffersonville
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 »
Sun 01

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Jamaica

July 1
11:30 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 »
Sun 01

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Rokeby Museum

July 1
3:00 pm
Rokeby Museum, Ferrisburgh
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 »
Sun 01

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Tunbridge

July 1
6:30 pm
What does the Declaration of Independence mean to a human being who is not free? Frederick Douglass answered this question in a fiery speech, after being asked to speak in celebration of the 4th of July--- indicting the wrongs done or ignored by those in power. Join us as we read Douglass’ speech of July 5, 1852 and hear his words resonate in our lives and times. Any and all are invited to come. Read More »
Mon 02

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Wallingford

July 2
3:30 pm
Gilbert Hart Library, Wallingford
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 »
Mon 02

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: St. Johnsbury

July 2
6:00 pm
Catamount Arts, St Johnsbury
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 »
Mon 02

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Enosburgh Falls

July 2
6:00 pm
Enosburgh Public Library, Enosburg Falls
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 »
Mon 02

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Colchester

July 2
6:30 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. Read More »
Mon 02

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Norwich

July 2
6:30 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. Read More »
Mon 02

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Jericho

July 2
6:30 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. Read More »
Tue 03

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Montpelier

July 3
12:00 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. Read More »
Tue 03

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Wilmington

July 3
6:00 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. Read More »
Tue 03

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Barre

July 3
6:00 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. Read More »
Wed 04

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Manchester

July 4
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 »
Wed 04

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Randolph

July 4
12:00 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. Read More »
Wed 04

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Worcester

July 4
1:00 pm
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 »
Wed 04

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Landgrove

July 4
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. Read More »
Wed 04

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Peacham

July 4
4:00 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. Read More »
Wed 04

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Woodstock

July 4
4:00 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. Read More »
Thu 05

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Saint Michael’s College

July 5
12:00 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. Read More »
Sat 07

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: North Hero

July 7
1:00 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. Read More »
Sun 08

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: Springfield

July 8
1:30 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. Read More »
Wed 11

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: South Hero

July 11
6:30 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. Read More »
Tue 31

Reading Frederick Douglass 2018: South Burlington

July 31
12:00 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. Read More »