The Josiah Henson Museum & Park will be hosting its one year anniversary on April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to the Montgomery County Parks website. The celebration, located at the museum and park in North Bethesda, will cost $1 per person.
Opened in April 2021, it became the first museum in the United States to honor Reverend Josiah Henson, according to the county park website.
Happy birthday, Josiah Henson Museum and Park!
The facility turns one, and it's celebrating Saturday, April 23, 10 am to 4 pm, with light refreshments and one-dollar admission.
— Montgomery Parks (@MontgomeryParks) April 19, 2022
Henson was a former slave, public speaker and author. The museum and park named after him teaches the community about his legacy and mark in African American history, according to the park website.