Frederick Douglass statue removed at Rochester park National News Posted: Jul 6, 2020 / 07:42 AM EDT / Updated: Jul 6, 2020 / 07:42 AM EDT ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – A statue of Frederick Douglass was removed from its base during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The statue stood at Maplewood Park in Rochester. A Frederick Douglas statue in Maplewood Park was removed from its base overnight. pic.twitter.com/J43hqxuHTT— Atyia Collins (@Atyia_Collins) July 5, 2020 The base of a Frederick Douglass statue torn down overnight here in Maplewood Park. Bits of the statue scattered around the area. @News_8 pic.twitter.com/L6qgV7bVH2— Ben Densieski (@BenDensieski) July 5, 2020 This is a developing story and will be updated.