September 3, 2021

Frederick Douglass Park Dedication – PHOTOS

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At the Frederick Douglass park dedication in Lynn, MA officials unveiled a relief sculpture of Douglass by 99 year old local artist Reno “Ray” Pisano, placed near the park entrance to signify a pivotal moment in the abolitionist’s time in Lynn.

Project participants, state and local officials and a crowd of about 50 spectators gathered in the park at the intersection of Union and Exchange streets to cheer on the sculptor and pay respects to Frederick Douglass. State Sen. Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn), who pushed legislation advocating for the park, emceed the event.

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