Frederick Douglass (b. 1818 - d. 1895)
MSA SC 5496-138000
Fled from slavery, Baltimore City, Maryland, 1838
Aaron Anthony, with his daughter and his slaves lived in this house.
Douglass last saw his mother here in Aunt Katy's kitchen, where at night
he slept in a closet. During the day, he sang for Lucretia Auld who stood
in her upstairs, bedroom window and would reward him with treats.
Preston, Dickson J.
Young Frederick Douglass: The Maryland Years. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press,1980.
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