Josiah Henson Park

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 Network to Freedom site.
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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 Network to Freedom site.

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Under Construction. Temporarily, closed.

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11420 Old Georgetown Rd
Rockville MD 20852
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Rated 4 by MalinS71

September 02, 2015

MalinS71

Ice cold February visist, but so worth it.

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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Rated 5 by DCHistoryAndCulture

June 28, 2015

DCHistoryAndCulture

Josiah Henson Park - Helped Inspire Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

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...

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