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New plaque commemorating former Frederick Douglass home on Hamilton Street in Rochester, NY. (Photo by Ben Densieski/WROC News 8)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Frederick Douglas is being celebrated once again in Rochester.

A plaque now stands outside of the famed abolitionist’s former home on Hamilton Street in the city.

He lived in the house with the Sprague family for a year between 1873 and 1874, but owned the property for 32 years.

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