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A piece of Frederick Douglass history is on the market

A piece of Frederick Douglass history is on the market

A piece of famed reformer Frederick Douglass's legacy recently hit the market — a one-bedroom rowhouse in Fells Point. The home at 524 S. Dallas St. is one of the least-known accomplishments of the famed 19th-century abolitionist and orator, who escaped slavery in Baltimore to become a bestselling author, newspaper editor, sought-after speaker, federal marshal, U.S. minister to Haiti and long-shot vice-presidential candidate. But the sellers are hoping that the home's connection to Douglass — celebrated on an outdoor plaque — will help clinch a deal. "Realtors are always looking for points of interest," said Tom Rybczynski, a real estate agent...

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