Frederick Douglass, a writer, orator, and abolitionist, was one of the most important African-American activists of the nineteenth century. During the “Year of Frederick Douglass,” the bicentennial celebration of his birth, this Maryland icon will be portrayed by Bill Grimmette, a living history interpreter, storyteller, actor, and motivational speaker who has appeared as Martin Luther King, Jr., W.E.B. DuBois, and Benjamin Banneker at Chautauquas in Maryland, Colorado, and South Carolina.
Steamboat Building at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Performance will begin at 7:00 PM and will be held outdoors. Please bring folding chair. In case of severe weather, program will be held in the Steamboat Building auditorium.