Black History—Mr. Frederick Douglass

Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass was born into slavery sometime around 1818 in Talbot County, Maryland. He became one of the most famous intellectuals of his time, advising presidents and lecturing to thousands on a range of causes, including women’s rights and Irish home rule.  Among Douglass’ writings are several autobiographies eloquently describing his experiences in … Continue reading Black History—Mr. Frederick Douglass

On Location Series #27-Historic Dr. Mudd House adventures (well sort of)…

On April 14, 1865, in the evening time, President Abraham Lincoln was at a play performance at the acclaimed Ford's Theater in Washington DC.  Then John Wilkes Booth, a Confederate Sympathizer, murdered the president in cold blood.  Booth then hopped off a balcony and broke his leg in the fall.   During Booth's escaped by horseback … Continue reading On Location Series #27-Historic Dr. Mudd House adventures (well sort of)…