Park officially renamed to honor Frederick Douglass - WSMV News 4

Park officially renamed to honor Frederick Douglass

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Metro Parks announced Tuesday that Fred Douglas Park will be renamed Frederick Douglass Park to put to rest any questions about who the park is named for.

Frederick Douglass was a renowned African American social reformer, abolitionist, writer and statesman.

The park, as it is named now, is missing an “S” in Douglass, causing confusion as to the park’s namesake.

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