Josiah Henson Park is one of the most important historical sites in the White Flint area. And Josiah Henson has been in the news lately.
First, the new Henson biography, Sharp Flashes of Lightning Come from Black Clouds: The Life of Josiah Hensonauthored by Montgomery Parks senior historian, Jamie Ferguson Kuhns – is now available! You can order copies online (www.JosiahHensonSite.org)
Maryland Public Television recently aired the new Henson documentary (now titled, “Redeeming Uncle Tom: The Josiah Henson Story”) that premiered last summer at AFI Theatre. It is now available for viewing online at: http://www.mpt.org/info/redeeminguncletom/
There was also a short companion interview, “The Dig: Josiah Henson” that expounds a bit on Henson’s connection to Stowe’s Uncle Tom, also available online at: https://video.mpt.tv/video/the-dig-josiah-henson-boobtu/