February 14, 2019 08:51 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- News10NBC celebrates Black History Month by honoring people and places that have paved the way for many in the Rochester area.
Born a slave in the 1800s in Maryland, Frederick Douglass moved to the Flower City in 1843.
A few years later, the famous abolitionist and writer started the North Star, an anti-slavery newspaper.
The site of his first home in Rochester on Alexander street now has a historic marker. There are 13 new Frederick Douglass statues up across the area.
Updated: February 14, 2019 08:51 AM
Created: February 06, 2018 04:23 AM
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