When the Stars Align: Celestial Navigation and the Underground Railroad

Presented by Montgomery Parks at Josiah Henson Museum and Park, Rockville MD

Feb 25, 2023

When the Stars Align: Celestial Navigation and the Underground Railroad

Celebrate Black History Month at Josiah Henson Museum & Park with an educational program exploring the crucial role of the night sky in guiding and empowering freedom seekers on their journeys north along the Underground Railroad.

Celebrate Black History Month at Josiah Henson Museum & Park with an educational program exploring the crucial role of the night sky in guiding and empowering freedom seekers on their journeys north along the Underground Railroad. Observe the stars from another point of view with special guest speakers: historian Dr. Sylvea Hollis, astronomer Dr. Lou Strolger, and PhD candidate Sophie Hess.

The family-friendly program will take place at the Josiah Henson Museum and Park visitor center. Free and

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ADMISSION INFO

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 25, 2023 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Josiah Henson Museum and Park

11410 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville, MD 20852

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