Josiah Henson http://wkms.org en Owensboro Museum Eyes Josiah Henson Documents http://wkms.org/post/owensboro-museum-eyes-josiah-henson-documents <p></p><p>The Owensboro Museum of Science &amp; History is raising money in order to bid on a collection of documents from the Amos Riley plantation in Daviess County – famous for its association with abolitionist Josiah Henson.</p><p>Henson was a runaway slave whose autobiography would inspire Harriet Beecher Stowe’s "Uncle Tom’s Cabin." He lived on the Yelvington plantation for several years in the 1820s.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:01:09 +0000 John Null 32274 at http://wkms.org Owensboro Museum Eyes Josiah Henson Documents