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Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:00 PM1:30 PM
Sixth Annual Reading of the Frederick Douglass speech "The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro", first given on 1852. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Edgartown Free Public Library and the Federated Church, the speech will be given in the 1828 Federated Church Meetinghouse, where Mr. Douglass spoke in 1857, and site #29 on the African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard.