Image by Tom Chalkley
"Beyond Boundaries," was the Maryland Humanities Council's Chautauqua 2010 theme. Learn about historical figures from the past who broke barriers, crossed borders and created a sense of place.
Thurgood Marshall challenged racial barriers in education, housing, transportation, electoral politics and criminal justice.
Sacagawea crossed both physical and cultural borders, as the only woman in the famous expedition led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
Frederick Law Olmsted created a sense of place in America's communities and parks through his strongly held belief in the importance of democracy.