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Frederick Douglass Walking Tour
October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Emergent scholarship detailing unknown visits Frederick Douglass made to the Mid-Shore area of the Delmarva has generated fresh reflectio ns and opened new interpretations of the lost history of Maryland’s Easte rn Shore following the American Civil War.
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Learn connections F rederick Douglass maintained to communities in Cambridge and Denton t hroughout his entire life from Wye House playmate Daniel Lloyd to th e centuries-long sustained friendship of the Douglass (Bailey) Fami ly to the Waymans of Caroline County to Bishop John Fletcher Hurst , founder of American University, to Rev. Henry Augustus Monroe , drummer boy for the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
nTake a closer look at the lost local history of the Shore thro ugh modern and antiquarian perspectives with local walking tou rs which include the Dorchester and Caroline County court hou ses, Long Wharf, Denton Steamboat Wharf, Bethel African M ethodist Episcopal Church and Waugh Chapel in Cambridge.