Josiah Henson Museum and Park Celebrates One Year Anniversary

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.

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.

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