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Re-examining Fredrick Douglass’s time in Lynn

The Douglass 200 Committee members from left to right: Julia Greene, Brenda Womack, Wendy Joseph, Drew Russo, and Tom Dalton. (Owen O'Rourke)
LYNN — Frederick Douglass is one of the best-known abolitionists in American history. What’s less known is Douglass’s time in Lynn during the pivotal years of his career. A group of Lynn historians have joined together to shed light on the city’s best kept secret. “This is an opportunity for Lynn, and I think it’s…

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