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Frederick Douglass Statue

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Address: Highland Park, Rochester, NY
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An important must-see historical memorial

You really should go and honor one of the most famous African-Americans in history - a brilliant civil rights thinker, writer and activist. Rochester has quite a few of these... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

His role in fighting anti apartheid and his success is well highlighted. Ice skating ring nearby offers facility for winter sports . Nearby an open air theatre exists where budding artist perform during summer. A medium sized public library adjacent to it which book lovers enjoy visiting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

You really should go and honor one of the most famous African-Americans in history - a brilliant civil rights thinker, writer and activist. Rochester has quite a few of these historical places to stimulate thought and energize you for your own work on current justice issues.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Classic sculpture of one of Rochester's most famous citizens in a classy location. Overlooking the impressive Highland Bowl, this statue shares the area with the nearby bust-statue of the greeat German poet, Johann von Goethe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

The statue at the entrance to the park has been standing for a long time. It is very impressive. If you have an interest in Douglass, I'd encourage you to find the little park next to Susan B. Anthony's house where there are beautiful bronze statues of "Susan B" as she is known locally, and Frederick Douglass. They are seated... More 

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