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What is the significance of Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site?

What can you see and do at Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site?

What is the Ontario Heritage Trust's role at Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site?

What happened to Henson's first wife?

Where did Josiah first settle in Canada?

How can I help support Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site?

How many editions of Henson's autobiography were published?

Why is there another Uncle Tom's Cabin in the United States?

Slavery to freedom
Slavery to freedom
During the 19th century, thousands of enslaved and many free African-Americans fled the United States and made their way to freedom in Canada. Ontario was one of their primary destinations.
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