School No. 12

School No. 12

Well, it's less rural now: Rochester's School No. 12 now occupies the site of Frederick Douglass's once-secluded farmhouse.

1984 Douglass Home Marker

1984 Douglass Home Marker

A 1984 historical marker identifies the site of Douglass's rural home.

2005 Historical Marker

2005 Historical Marker

A 2005 historical marker contains rich interpretive information about Douglass's life, works, and activities while residing on this site.

Murray-Douglas Commemorative Signage

Murray-Douglas Commemorative Signage

An annex to School No. 12 is named the Anna Murray - Frederick Douglass academy. Murray was Douglass's first wife.

Douglass Quote Mural

Douglass Quote Mural

A wall mural on the school annex reproduces a Frederick Douglass quote: "I shall always feel more at home {Rochester] than anywhere else in he country."

Frederick Douglass Replica Statue

Frederick Douglass Replica Statue

Olivia Kim Frederick Douglass replica statue stands before the school annex.

Replica statue, detail

Replica statue, detail

Medium-close view of the Olivia Kim Douglass replica statue.

Replica Statue, close detail view

Replica Statue, close detail view

Facial Closeup of the Olivia Kim statue.

Douglass Statue sign

Douglass Statue sign

Each Olivia Kim replica statue bears a unique identifying sign. The QR code leads to douglasstour.com, an educational website.

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