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An Evening in Celebration of Frederick Douglass

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Tampa Theatre

On Feb. 7, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., in honor of Black History Month, the public is invited to attend a free event at Tampa Theatre commemorating Frederick Douglass and his important role in our country’s history. The evening will begin with a brief program about Douglass presented by Mr. Fred Hearns, Curator of Black History at the Tampa Bay History Center, followed by an interactive performance by Mr. Nathan Richardson: “Frederick Douglass speaks on Democracy.” This event is sponsored by NSCDA-FL Tampa Town Committee, The Frank E. Duckwall Foundation, and the Tampa Bay History Center.

This event does not require reservations and is suitable for all ages.


February 7
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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NSCDA-FL Tampa Town Committee
(202) 337-2288
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Tampa Theatre
711 N Franklin Street
Tampa, 33602 United States
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(813) 274-8981
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Museum hours

The history center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

**Galleries are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Admission prices

Adult: $16.95
College Student: $14.95
Senior (60+): $14.95
Youth (7-17): $12.95
Child (0-6): Free
Members: Free

**First responders and veterans may receive discounted admission at Visitor Services.

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