Lost History: Frederick Douglass in Western, Maryland

09apr6:00 pmLost History: Frederick Douglass in Western, Maryland6:00 pm

Event Details

John Muller is the author of Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C: The Lion of Anacostia (2012) and Mark Twain in Washington, D.C.: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent (2013) and is currently at work on Lost History: Frederick (Bailey) Douglass in Baltimore City, 1825 – 1895. Muller has presented at the Library of Congress, American Library of Paris, Politics and Prose, Newseum and other venues, He has been featured on C-SPAN, WAMU, WYPR, WDVM and other local and national media outlets

 

In the past year Muller had presented a series of lost history lectures in Cambridge, Maryland at the Harriet Tubman Museum and Education Center, Hagerstown at the Washington County Central Library and Ebenezer AME Church, Denton at the Caroline County Public Library and in Baltimore City at the Enoch Pratt Central Library.

Join local history enthusiasts and community leaders for a debut presentation detailing a previously unknown high-profile visit Dr. Douglass made to Cumberland, Maryland, arriving by train, escorted through town by a large procession and speaking at the old fairgrounds in company of local AME pastors, politicians and community leaders.

Following the presentation will be a Q&A.

Time

(Tuesday) 6:00 pm

Location

Frostburg State University

101 Braddock Road Frostburg MD 21532

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