Search for Josiah Henson: The Man Behind The Story of Uncle Tom's Cabin, A Time Team America Presentation
Search for Josiah Henson: The Man Behind The Story of Uncle Tom's Cabin, A Time Team America Presentation Previous Broadcasts
KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 19, 2014 -- 8:00 PM
An acre of land in a Maryland suburb holds vital clues to life on southern plantations during the height of slavery. Josiah Henson once lived here as the enslaved overseer of the Riley plantation. Henson wrote the autobiography that inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, a novel that galvanized the abolitionist movement. Can TTA find evidence of Henson's life here?
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