5 Summerhill Grove Frederick Douglass c. 1818-1895 I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong. African American abolitionist, author and social reformer. One of many fugitive slaves who stayed here with the Richardson family. Henry Richardson, his wife Anna and sister Ellen were Quakers and anti-slavery activists who helped raise funds for Douglass to formally buy his freedom in 1846.

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by City of Newcastle upon Tyne on 26 February 2018

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