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“When the Stars Align”: Celestial Navigation + the Underground RR

February 25, 2023 @ 11:00 am 12:30 pm

Celebrate Black History Month at Josiah Henson Museum & Park with an educational program exploring the crucial role of the night sky in guiding and empowering freedom seekers on their journeys north along the Underground Railroad. Observe the stars from another point of view with special guest speakers: historian Dr. Sylvea Hollis, astronomer Dr. Lou Strolger, and PhD candidate Sophie Hess.

The family-friendly program will take place at the Josiah Henson Museum and Park visitor center. Free and does not include museum admission. Appropriate for ages 6 and up.

Josiah Henson Museum


Josiah Henson Museum & Park

(301) 765-8790

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Josiah Henson Museum & Park

11410 Old Georgetown Road
North Bethesda, Maryland 20852 United States
(301) 765-8790
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