In 1847, two prominent abolition families became neighbors when Frederick Douglass settled in Rochester, NY near the Anthonys. There, he began publishing his abolitionist paper The North Star (later called Frederick Douglass’ Paper). Douglass established his writing and speaking career in New Bedford (near Boston). Eventually, however, his rising fame threatened or inspired jealousy in […]
Mount Hope Cemetery, where Susan B. Anthony is buried, has been a special place ever since its founding in 1838 on a rural hillside a mile outside of Rochester, NY.