Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site - Historic Places Days

Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site

Dresden, Ontario
Type
National Trust Passport Place
Address
29251 Uncle Toms Road, Dresden, ON
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Hours
Opening fall 2021
Phone
519-683-2978

Discover Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site recognizes the accomplishments of Josiah Henson through interpretive videos, interactive exhibits, numerous artifacts and tours reflecting the Black experience in Canada. The five acre site consists of the Josiah Henson Interpretive Centre, with its Underground Railroad Freedom Gallery and North Star Theatre, plus three historical buildings, two cemeteries, a sawmill and numerous artifacts that have been preserved as a legacy to these early pioneers. Each August Civic Holiday weekend (this year on August 3, 2019), the site hosts Emancipation Day – with various speakers, performers, exhibits and cuisine reflecting early Black life in Ontario. Black History Month programming takes place each February.

Museum Hours

Opening to the public August 2021.

Book your LIVE, WALKING VIRTUAL tour of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site today!

Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/uncle-toms-cabin-historic-site-virtual-tour-tickets-151083694397

 

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Fun Facts

Josiah Henson was the first person of African descent to be pictured on a Canadian postage stamp.

Location

29251 Uncle Toms Road, Dresden, ON
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