This page offers accessibility information about the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and navigating the surrounding area. If you have any questions or concerns that are not addressed on this page, or any other accessibility needs we may assist you with, please feel free to contact Kristyn Kuhn Eckel @ email@example.com.
General Site Information
Changemakers: Celebrating Environmental Leaders takes place at Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park, 1417 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD 21231. This national heritage site is both one of Baltimore’s oldest remaining waterfront buildings and commemoration of African American maritime history in the city.
The museum element of the site particularly celebrates the contributions of two African American leaders with close ties to Baltimore: Frederick Douglass, a renowned abolitionist, author, and activist, and Issac Myers, a revolutionary labor unionist. See the site website for further information about the cultural and historical significance of the site.
Short Distance/Local Transportation
The public transit options which will bring you closest to Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park are the CityLink GREEN route and the Metro SubwayLink: Owings Mills and Johns Hopkins, though neither have stops directly at the site. Refer to the links below for accessibility information for each option.
Maryland Transit Administration: CityLink and Metro SubwayLink
At the Event
Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park is a wheelchair-accessible waterfront location with multiple floors, multiple restrooms, and an outdoor event space.
The Changemakers event is entirely outside in the Maritime Park. Floors in the event space are polished hardwood. There are multiple level surfaces in the outdoor space, including concrete, boardwalk, and ??
- Service animals are welcome within the Living Classrooms building and at the reception.
- The site is smoke-free.
- There will be an event manager and support staff member on-site to field questions, as well as Maryland LCV staff.
- In general, Baltimore in September is warm and humid, with average high temperatures in the high seventies and low eighties. Expect windy conditions, as the reception is on the waterfront.
Parking: there are 3 close-by lots – click here for more info!
Menu: be certain to check out the amazing menu, including vegetarian and vegan options.
Restrooms: Located within the Living Classrooms building on the first and third floors (there is an elevator).