200th birthday party held for Frederick Douglass

February 11, 2018 08:23 AM

SUNY Empire State is wishing legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass a happy 200th birthday.

The school celebrated Saturday in Douglass' honor at the Rochester Academy of Medicine.

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The North Star Players put on a live performance inspired by his life.

The exact date of Douglass' is not known so his birthday is marked during black history month.

A full schedule of events are happening year-round to celebrate his birthday.



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