MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Current view: the site of David Ruggles' House

Ruggles sheltered runaway Frederick Douglass here at 36 Lispenard Street. He also ran a boarding house at 67 Lispenard that was a meeting place for abolitionists.

Creator: Manjari Sharma, photographer

Source: © Curriculum Concepts International

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI