Celebrate July Fourth at Frederick Douglass’ Cedar Hill (and watch the fireworks from the best viewing location in the city!)

Be a part of the event! The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site will be hosting an Independence Day celebration that includes lawn games, face painting, storytelling, musical performances, tours of the Douglass home, and a re-enactment of Douglass’ famous speech “What to the slave is the fourth of July?” 

Food will be available on site for purchase. 

Volunteers are needed to:
• greet visitors
• assist with tours, lawn games and other activities
• provide site and program information

Volunteers will be scheduled for a 2 1/2 to 3-1/2 hour shift
• 9:30 am-1 pm
• 12:30 pm-3:30 pm
• 3 pm – 6:30 pm
• 6 pm – 8:30 pm

Volunteers can work more than one shift. Volunteer service at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site fulfills student community service project requirements.
The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site is located at 1411 W Street, SE, Washington, DC 20020. Limited on-street parking is available. Public transportation is recommended. The nearest Metro Station is Anacostia (Green line) and there is also Metro Bus service.

Please contact Delphine Gross at 202-426-5961 or Delphine_Gross@NPS.gov for more information and to sign up for this volunteer opportunity.

Click here to download Volunteer Form