Path to freedom: Exploring the landscapes and legacy of Frederick Douglass from the Eastern Shore to Baltimore

To discover Frederick Douglass — one of the foremost figures in American history — consider the opening salvo of his bestselling 1845 autobiography...

August 18, 2022
2:22 AM

To discover Frederick Douglass — one of the foremost figures in American history — consider the opening salvo of his bestselling 1845 autobiography. 'I was born in Tuckahoe, near Hillsborough, and about twelve miles from Easton, in Talbot county, Maryland,' he recounts in 'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.' This book and two others that Douglass subsequently authored vividly recount the people, places and events that shaped his extraordinary journey. Slavery to self-emancipation.

Donna M. Owens