Josiah Henson Park

11420 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-650-4373


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House at Josiah Henson Park
Photo Credit: Montgomery Parks
Located on the old Isaac Riley Farm where Reverend Josiah Henson lived and worked as a slave from 1795 to 1830. His 1849 autobiography inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's landmark novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin."A National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom site.
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September 2, 2015
We went during the African American history month. They had the house open for visitors every weekend. The house and the stories were great. We really enjoyed the tour. Our kids thought it was a bit...
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June 28, 2015
Great historical location managed by Montgomery County (MD) Parks covering the history of Josiah Henson, this home, the archaeology of the site, as well as historical presenters and performers. This...