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Josiah Documentary Screening - Pellston Library

Josiah Documentary Screening - Pellston Library
The Pellston Branch Library is pleased to be hosting a public screening of Josiah, a documentary that traces Josiah Henson’s harrowing journey from slavery in Maryland and Kentucky to freedom in Canada, at 7 PM on Thursday, May 17.
  • When May 17, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
  • Where Pellston Branch Library
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  • Contact Phone 231-539--8858
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Josiah Henson (1789-1883) spent 41 years as a slave. He was a dynamic, driven man with unyielding principles who overcame incredible odds to escape his cruel masters and improve the lives of hundreds of freed people throughout his long life. Though immortalized by Harriet Beecher Stowe in her seminal, society-changing novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin and catapulted to international fame in 1852, his story has been largely lost to history – until now.

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