Brown Bag Lecture Series: “If Old Judge Taney Should Rise From the Dead:” A History of the Roger B. Taney House and the African-American Community of Frederick, Maryland

FREE! Originally built on the rural outskirts of Frederick in 1799, by a perverse accident of the history the house once owned by Chief Justice Taney later came to be situated where one would least expect to find it—in the heart the city’s African-American community. Lord Baltimore Fellow, Tracee Haupt will examine the historical interpretation of Taney’s legacy at the house museum and its impact on the community.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

“If Old Judge Taney Should Rise From the Dead:” A History of the Roger B. Taney House and the African-American Community of Frederick, Maryland
Presented by: Tracee Haupt, University of Maryland, College Park, Lord Baltimore Fellow

Originally built on the rural outskirts of Frederick in 1799, by a perverse accident of the history the house once owned by Chief Justice Taney later came to be situated where one would least expect to find it—in the heart the city’s African-American community. Lord Baltimore Fellow, Tracee Haupt will examine the historical interpretation of Taney’s legacy at the house museum and its impact on the community.

Brown Bag Lecture Series
3rd Tuesdays at noon, FREE programs, bring your lunch!

No registration required. Call 410-685-3750 x399 or e-mail AGalloway@mdhs.org for more information

April 17, 2018 12:00 PM
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