Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Explore the Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site and learn the history and heritage of Ontario’s Black community.

Uncle Tom's Cabin is part of over 200 acres of land purchased that was purchased in 1841 to help form the the Dawn Settlement which was a refuge for many slaves who escaped the United States. Today, the site serves to educate and inform this generation about the history of this very important and historic place. The Josiah Henson Interpretive Centre which is located on the site is home to a collection of 19th-century artifacts related to the era. Other historic buildings located on the site include a sawmill, a smokehouse, the Josiah Henderson House, and a pioneer church. In addition, the site maintains the Henderson Family Cemetery.

Location (Approximate): 
29251 Uncle Toms Road
Dresden, ON
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