~ “Celebrations, Found Truths, Sheroes, Heroes, Events and Programs” which recognize and celebrate the contributions in art, literature, politics and education of the African American community throughout the year in the DC Metropolitan area.
Retrace Reverend Josiah Henson’s footsteps from his enslavement to escape on the Underground Railroad to freedom. Learn about his extraordinary life, which inspired the novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Screenings of the Time Team America documentary: The Search for Josiah Henson at Noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm.
Lyrical Rhythms: The Sounds of Freedom
Create and share your own “sounds of freedom” in the form of original poetry during our annual poetry event. Only self-guided tours are offered during the program. A reception with light refreshments immediately follows.
Josiah Henson Park 11420 Old Georgetown Rd Rockville, MD 20852