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"Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story" Documentary Screening

Presented by Montgomery Parks at Josiah Henson Park, North Bethesda MD

Feb 10, 2021

"Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story" Documentary Screening

Maryland Public Television, in partnership with Montgomery Parks, hosts a free screening of “Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story.

The documentary retells the extraordinary life of Josiah Henson, a dynamic man with unyielding principles, who overcame incredible odds to escape from slavery with his wife and children. His life inspired the lead character of ‘Uncle Tom’ in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s 1852 classic novel which has been recognized as one of the sparks that ignited the Civil War. Following the screening, a live Q&A with Montgomery Parks staff will provide more details on Josiah Henson, and the Josiah Henson

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 301-563-7517

Email: mark.thorne@montgomeryparks.org

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LOCATION

Josiah Henson Park

11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852

PARKING INFO

Parking for Josiah Henson Park,11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, is available around the corner at the Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Blvd.

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