Near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1817 - 1895
— Negro Patriot —
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Women's Suffrage 🗳️ series list.
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. Marker is just prior to the Tuckahoe River Bridge at the Talbot/Caroline County line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton MD 21601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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”Colonel William Richardson (approx. 3.6 miles away); William Still Center (approx. 4.4 miles away); Charles Dickenson (approx. 5.1 miles away); Webb Cabin (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hubs of Activity (approx. 5.8 miles away); Steamboats on the Choptank River (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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,194 times since then and 10 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.