MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Current view of David Ruggles' House, where Frederick Douglass was sheltered

Frederick Douglass found a refuge from slave catchers when he met David Ruggles who welcomed him into his home at 36 Lispenard Street. Today a plaque there tells the story.

Creator: Manjari Sharma, photographer

Source: © Curriculum Concepts International

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI