Frederick Douglass Park-St. Michaels

Talbot Street at Mill St, St. Michaels, MD 21663 Get Directions 

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Talbot

Eastern Shore
Frederick Douglass Park - St. Michaels
Photo Credit: Clark Vandergrift, OTD
Description
Landscaped seating area and information kiosk about Frederick Douglass; “Born on Tuckahoe Creek, Talbot Michaels lived as a slave in St. Michaels area, 1833-1836. Taught self to read and write, conducted clandestine schools for blacks here. Escaped north, became noted abolitionist orator and editor. Returned, 1877, as US Marshall for District of Columbia. Also served as DC Recorder of Deeds, US Minister to Haiti." On Maryland's Frederick Douglass Driving Tour.

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