The Flying Clipper

A Freedom Ride Destination in Aberdeen

The Flying Clipper was a relatively upscale restaurant and motel in Aberdeen at the time of the 1961 Freedom Ride.

The Flying Clipper was a nicer and more spacious restaurant, nightclub and motel on Route 40 in Aberdeen at the time of the 1961 Freedom Ride. The CORE brochure listed it as "Still Segregated," hence it was a likely Freedom Rider destination.

The Flying Clipper building still stood in 2021 as a small shopping plaza housing a Century 21 office, a liquor store, hair salon, Western Union and laundromat.

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200 North Philadelphia Avenue, Aberdeen, Maryland 21001 ~ The building/plaza is located just east of downtown Aberdeen on the left side of Route 40 (Pulaski Highway) heading east from Baltimore