“One Destiny for All”– Frederick Douglass and Benjamin Harrison

“One Destiny for All”– Frederick Douglass and Benjamin Harrison

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Interested in learning more about the relationship between Frederick Douglass and Benjamin Harrison?

Bring your lunch and join us for an exclusive and engaging  lunch and learn. A look at the power of Frederick Douglass’s thoughts, news and oratory on his political friendships in Indiana. Beginning with his interactions with  Governor Oliver P. Morton in the Civil War and culminating with his friendship with Benjamin Harrison in 1888, when he campaigned to elect him president. Harrison subsequently appointed Douglass to a diplomatic post.

Any questions, please reach out to the Special Events & Marketing Manager at 317-631-1888 or at events@bhpsite.org.

This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment of the Humanities.

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“The emancipation proclamation was heard in the depths of the earth as well as in the sky; men were made free, and material things became our better servants.” Benjamin Harrison

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