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A Walk in Father Henson's Footsteps
Feb 07, 2015, Feb 14, 2015, Feb 21, 2015, Feb 28, 2015
Retrace the footsteps of Reverend Josiah Henson from his enslavement to escape on the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada. Walk the grounds where Henson toiled as a slave on the Isaac Riley plantation. Learn about his extraordinary life, which inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's landmark novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin.
History & Heritage
noon - 4:00 p.m
11420 Old Georgetown Road
Josiah Henson Park
|May 02, 2015 11:00am - 3:00pm
Attractions based on the Treaty of Paris (1783-1787) include films, lectures, walking tours, interactive computer screens and an exhibit of documents signed by the 14 Forgotten Presidents of Congress.