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Frederick Douglass Statue

Highland Park, Monument located in Frederick Douglass Memorial Square at 1208 SouthAve in Highland Park, Rochester, NY
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Sorry, Frederick Douglass, I haven't been to see you

have not been to see this statue in HIghland Park, Rochester, NY. The park is famous for it's Lilac... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Sharon P
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Hilton, New York
I live within a couple blocks and see this often

They often have live concerts in the bowl nearby and it ajoins Highland Parks with the largest... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
brodercf
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Rochester, New York
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Highland Park, Monument located in Frederick Douglass Memorial Square at 1208 SouthAve in Highland Park, Rochester, NY
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

have not been to see this statue in HIghland Park, Rochester, NY. The park is famous for it's Lilac Festival in the Spring.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

They often have live concerts in the bowl nearby and it ajoins Highland Parks with the largest collection of lilacs in the world.

Thank brodercf
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Historic statue for Historic Icon of US History. The location of his historic July 5, 1852 speech. It is great to visit and look back to the places where history was made. We can still learn from experiences from long ago as they still can...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 16 March 2016

In kind of an out of the way place, but a short walk across the street from Highland Park in the Highland Bowl upper part. Visiting is more to commemorate the man, rather then to see a statue.

Thank JFHHMH
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is a statue honoring an important figure in black history. Being a resident in Rochester, gives us a significant person to be proud of in quest for equality. There is also an beautiful park, Highland Park with over 500 lilac bushes and a green...More

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 12 December 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...More

Thank Rajagekudi
Reviewed 28 August 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...More

2  Thank today9
Reviewed 1 January 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.

1  Thank MCMCDiver
Reviewed 6 January 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...More

7  Thank grandmacare
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