Film, "Josiah." A true story about the man who inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. 6/17/2018

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Film, "Josiah."   A true story about the man who inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin.

When:

6/17/18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Price:

Free

Point of Contact:

Rev. Dr. Stephen Melton

Phone:

410.734-7344

Where:

Churchville Presbyterian Church , 2844 Churchville Road, Churchville, MD

Event Information:

Josiah Henson, a dynamic man with unyielding principles, overcame incredible odds to escape from slavery with his wife and four children. His life inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's 1852 novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, catapulting him to international fame, but the real-life story of Josiah Henson has largely been forgotten. Includes interviews with leading experts and Henson descendants, Josiah is a documentary that traces Josiah Henson's harrowing journey from slavery in Maryland and Kentucky to freedom in Southwestern Ontario.

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