Josiah Henson Park

Site of the historic Riley Farm where Rev. Josiah Henson lived and worked as an enslaved person from 1795 to 1830.  Rev. Henson’s autobiography inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s landmark novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  A wood frame, two-story house dates to 1800-1815 with an 1850 log wing; both portions were remodeled in 1936.  A Montgomery Parks site and part of the National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.