Frederick Douglas Isaac Myers Maritime Park, MD, USA

Frederick Douglas Isaac Myers Maritime Park

In association with the NPS Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network, provide interpretive planning consultation services for the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park.

The Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park is an educational and national heritage site that highlights African American maritime history.

The Maritime Park chronicles the saga of Frederick Douglass’ life in Baltimore as an enslaved child and young man and at the life of Isaac Myers, a free born African American who became a national leader.

As a vistor also learn about the founding of the Chesapeake Marine Railway and Dry Dock Company and the establishment of the African American Community in Baltimore during the 1800s.