Henry Highland Garnet Escape Site

Henry Highland Garnet was born enslaved here on the "Darby" plantation. At the age of seven, in 1822, he fled with his family and several other enslaved men. Garnet became a famous abolitionist and preacher, the first black minister to preach to the U.S. House of Representatives. A National Park Service Network to Freedom site.
Henry Highland Garnet Marker on MD 291 Photo


MD 291, west of MD 290
Chestertown MD 21620
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