A historic plantation is being turned into the Josiah Henson Museum in honor of the abolitionist and author whose life and works inspired the renowned novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.”
Just off old Georgetown road in Rockville, a historic plantation is about to become a museum. It’s famous for being the place where Josiah Henson, an abolitionist and author who inspired the novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” experienced the horrors of slavery. News 4’s Meagan Fitzgerald reports.
Josiah Henson Museum