Josiah Henson Park

Josiah Henson Park
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Josiah Henson Park is the former plantation property where Reverend Josiah Henson was enslaved. This park is a historic resource of local, state, national and international significance because of its association with Reverend Henson, whose 1849 autobiography, The Life of Josiah Henson, Formerly a Slave, inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s landmark novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The park is currently open only during a limited number of dates each season. All events are free and open to the…

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LOCATION

Josiah Henson Park

11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852

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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.

PUBLIC HOURS

Admission to the park is free and open to the public, but the park is open only during a limited number of dates each season, including Black History Month. In the event of severe weather, call 301-650-4373 to confirm the park will be open.

PUBLIC ADMISSION FEES

Free

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