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Henson’s Birthday Celebration


Come celebrate the birthday of Josiah Henson, Underground Railroad Conductor and Montgomery County resident on Saturday, June 15th from 10 am until 4 pm!

Parking for this event is located at Wall Local Park (5900 Executive Blvd, North Bethesda, MD 20852); a shuttle will be providing continuous service to the museum from the park.

Schedule of Events:

All Day:

  • Visitor Center & Riley-Bolten House Open
  • Lawn Games
  • Montgomery County Parks Archaeology Tent
  • Crafts
  • Concessions
  • Free parking and shuttle at Wall Local Park


  • 10:30-11 Story Time
  • 10:45-11 “My Name is Josiah Henson” Film Screening
  • 11-11:30 Archaeology Tour
  • 11:30-12 Jubilee Voices Concert
  • 12:20-12:35 “My Name is Josiah Henson” Film Screening
  • 12:30-3:30 19th Century Cooking Demonstration
  • 1-1:30 Riley-Bolten House Tour
  • 1:30-2 Story Time
  • 2:15-2:30 “My Name is Josiah Henson” Film Screening
  • 3-3:30 Archaeology Tour