The Frederick Douglass Honor Society cordially invites you to join the celebration of Talbot County’s most famous native son, Frederick Douglass…slave, author, statesman, a lifelong champion of equal rights and justice, and a man who influenced peer and presidents alike during a tumultuous time in our nation’s history.
10 am – Parade steps off at Glenwood, turns left onto Washington Street and rests in front of the Talbot County Court House.
10:30 am – Welcome Ceremony, the front lawn of the Talbot Court House by the Frederick Douglass Statue
11 am to 3:30 pm – The Children’s Village, Talbot County Free Library
11 am to 4 pm – The Marketplace’s food and retail vendors, local organizations, located by the Live Music Block Party
11:45 am – Author Jeff McGuiness shares his newly released book, Bear Me Into Freedom, followed by book signing, Talbot County Free Library
Noon to 4 pm – Live Music Block Party, Corner of Dover & West Streets. Seating provided.
1 pm – The Failed Promise, Reconstruction, Frederick Douglass, and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson Lecture and book signing by Distinguished Professor Dr. Robert Levine, Talbot County Free Library.
The Talbot County Free Library’s Frederick Douglass Room will display artifacts on loan from the National Park Service, Frederick Douglass Painting by local artist Laura Era, owner of Troika Gallery, and a new Frederick Douglass Video.