Peerless Rockville Historic Preservation

Hear about the life of Josiah Henson, the model for the title character of Uncle Tom's Cabin, who risked all for freedom and whose autobiography inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe. Find out about the young Ann Maria Weems, who escaped slavery in Rockville by dressing as a coachman. Learn about two sisters from a prominent Rockville family who exemplify the differences between slave holders.A National Park Service Network to Freedom site.
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Hear about the life of Josiah Henson, the model for the title character of Uncle Tom's Cabin, who risked all for freedom and whose autobiography inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe. Find out about the young Ann Maria Weems, who escaped slavery in Rockville by dressing as a coachman. Learn about two sisters from a prominent Rockville family who exemplify the differences between slave holders.A National Park Service Network to Freedom site.

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Mon-Fri, 10am-3pm by appointment.

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29 Courthouse Sq
Rockville MD 20850
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