Take the Frederick Douglass Time Machine Tour

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Release Date: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

Celebrate Frederick Douglass' 200th birthday by taking the Chester County Frederick Douglass Tour through the Time Machine Tours app! This free app was created by Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) in partnership with Let’s Build a Time Machine. The app includes an interactive map and images that document Douglass' time in Chester County, ranging from 1843 to 1895. You can read more about the Frederick Douglass and the Time Machine Tour in the latest Photo Archives Blog entry. 

Users can install the Time Machine Tours app on both Android and iPhone devices at the links below. Users can select the Frederick Douglass tour within the installed app. The tour includes an interactive map, photographs, and manuscript reproductions. Users can select locations on the map to view the associated image. Select the information "i" icon to open each image's caption. Users can also navigate from an image to the related caption to the linked map location. 

Get the app for Android

Get the app for iOS