The Frederick Douglass Honor Society, the Town of Easton and Talbot County Free Library invite you to join in celebration of the life and legacy of Talbot County native Frederick Douglass, one of the nation’s most prominent figures in African-American and United States history. An abolitionist, editor, orator, author, statesman, women’s suffragist and reformer, Douglass was a firm believer in equality for all people and was fond of saying, “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong
The celebration will be held in downtown Easton and features a variety of activities to educate and inspire the community and visitors about Douglass and how his writings continue to influence and share our future. The centerpiece of the event will be the keynote addresses by Professor David W. Blight from Yale University and Professor John Stauffer from Harvard University – two of the foremost authorities on the US Civil War and its legacy. Frederick Douglass Day is filled with fun and educational activities and enjoyable entertainment for people of all ages.
For more information, on line at http://www.frederickdouglassday.com/ or call 410-463-5789 or visit Frederick Douglass Day Facebook Page.