200th Anniversary Celebration - Frederick Douglass Day @ the Lewis


200th Anniversary Celebration

Frederick Douglass Day @ the Lewis Museum

Saturday, February 10, Noon to 4 pm

Celebrate the 200th birthday of Maryland abolitionist Frederick Douglass at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum with an array of activities honoring this iconic statesman. John Stauffer, a professor of English and African and African American Studies at Harvard University will present a lecture on Frederick Douglass’ America. Other activities will include readings of Douglass’s speeches by living history re-enactors,  a talk on Mapping Douglass by Johns Hopkins University Professor Lawrence Jackson and a children’s art and story hour with illustrator London Ladd on his recent book, Frederick's Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass.  



Schedule of Presentations
Noon and 2 pm
Children's Program: Drawing Workshop and Illustrator's Program with London Ladd

12:30 PM   
Lecture/Digital Presentation: Mapping Douglass with JHU Professor Lawrence Jackson
Bringing History to Life Video Clip
1:30 PM and 3:30 PM  
Frederick Douglass Living History Presentation with Michael Crutcher
Frederick Douglass Video Clip
2 pm
Lecture: Frederick Douglass' America with Harvard University Professor John Stauffer
Washington Post Article: Five Myths about Frederick Douglass by Henry Louis Gates and John Stauffer


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Date and Time
Saturday, February 10, 12:00 pm
Contact Information
For more information call 443-263-1800