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Kensington Historical Society Meeting

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meet at 7:00 at Town Hall’s lower level for Coffee, Cookies & Conversation & 7:30 Meeting.

October’s speaker is Montgomery Parks Senior Historian Jamie F. Kuhns, author of “Sharp Flashes of Lightning Come from Black Clouds:  The Life of Josiah Henson.”

The subject of the book, Josiah Henson, is known as a preacher, freedom-seeker and Underground Railroad conductor, an author, and abolitionist. Rev. Henson was enslaved on a plantation just off Old Georgetown Road at what is now the Josiah Henson Park.  He was baptized near KenGar.

Details

Date:
October 8
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.kensingtonhistory.org/event-calender/

Venue

Kensington Town Hall Lower Level
3710 Mitchell Street
Kensington, MD 20895 United States
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Phone:
301-949-2424
Website:
https://tok.md.gov/parks/