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Near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Frederick Douglass

1817 - 1895

 

—Negro Patriot —

 
Frederick Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
1. Frederick Douglass Marker
Inscription. Attained freedom and devoted his life and talents to the abolition of slavery and the cause of universal suffrage. Visited England in 1845 and in 1859. Won many prominent friends abroad and at home. Was U. S. Marshall for the District of Columbia and U. S. Minister to Haiti.

Was born in Tuckahoe, Talbot County.

 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 38° 49.795′ N, 75° 54.972′ W. Marker is near Easton, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on Easton Denton Road (Maryland Route 328), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is just prior to the Tuckahoe River Bridge at the Talbot/Caroline County line. Marker is in this post office area: Easton MD 21601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Richardson (approx. 1.7 miles away); “Sailing Away to Freedom”-Glipin Point (approx. 1.7 miles away); Colonel William Richardson (approx. 3.6 miles away); William Still Center-Families Divided & United (approx. 4.4 miles away); Charles Dickenson (approx. 5.1
Frederick Douglass Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, September 20, 2010
2. Frederick Douglass Marker
View of the marker, dedication sign, and bridge.
miles away); Webb Cabin-Living Free (approx. 5.3 miles away); Nest of Traitors (approx. 5.8 miles away); Hubs of Activity (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Africans in America. PBS link to Frederick Douglass. (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 

2. The Search for Frederick Douglass' Birthplace. "There Is No Tuckahoe, Maryland..."
An Honors English class requirement project, by Amanda Barker. In 1996, Amanda and her father set out to find the actual location of Frederick Douglass' Birthplace. See what they found out here... (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansNotable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
This Bridge Dedicated to Frederick Douglass image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
3. This Bridge Dedicated to Frederick Douglass
Rt. 328 bridge over the Tuckahoe River.
Tuckahoe River image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 3, 2007
4. Tuckahoe River
View from bridge.
Bridge image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, September 20, 2010
5. Bridge
View of the bridge dedicated to Douglass, taken from the end of Tuckahoe Landing Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,012 times since then and 91 times this year. Last updated on August 25, 2015, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on September 6, 2013, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   5. submitted on September 6, 2013, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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