Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Abolitionist / Orator / Author
Douglass periodically resided in Fells Point as a slave until Monday, September 3, 1838, when he escaped to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Douglass returned to Baltimore as a free man on May 19, 1870 to address the 20,000 participants in the 15th Amendment Celebration and Parade.
Frederick Douglass, one of America’s greatest freedom fighters, died in Washington, DC on February 20, 1895. He was buried in Rochester, NY.
Location. 39° 17.017′ N, 76° 35.435′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Aliceanna Street and South Durham Street, on the right when traveling east on Aliceanna Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 719 South Ann Street (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Stanislaus Kostka Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caulkers' Houses (about 300 feet away); 732 South Ann Street (about 400 feet away); The Robert Long House (about 600 feet away); 1723 Lancaster Street (about 600 feet away); War in the Chesapeake (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Baltimore must be tamed…” (approx. 0.2 miles away); In This Building From 1992 - 1999 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fells Point (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
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