Frederick Douglass’ First Home Here in Da Rock

Mayor Warren to Unveil Historic Permanent Marker at Site of Frederick Douglass’ First Home on Alexander St.

Mayor Lovely Warren will unveil a permanent historic marker to commemorate the site of Frederick Douglass’ first home in the City of Rochester.  Joining Mayor Warren will be representatives from the Pomeroy Foundation, who funded the marker, along with the owner of the property at 297 Alexander St., relatives of the Douglass family, and the individuals responsible for researching and applying for the designation.

Date: Monday, November 5, 2018

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: 297 Alexander St. (the parking lot next door to Lanai Restaurant)

Funny fact the only radio station in the United States of America named after black heroes is also here in Rochester WDKX 103.9 fm
D is for Fredrick Douglass
K is for Martin Luther King Jr.
X is for Malcolm X