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Matthew Henson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Matthew Henson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Matthew Henson of Nanjemoy, Maryland. African American Arctic explorer, an associate of Robert Peary on seven voyages over a period of nearly twenty-three years.  -wikipedia-

Matthew Henson of Nanjemoy, Maryland. African American Arctic explorer, an associate of Robert Peary on seven voyages over a period of nearly twenty-three years. -wikipedia-

Matthew Alexander Henson (August 8, 1866 – March 9, 1955) was an African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary on various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition during which he may have been the first person to reach the Geographic North Pole.

Matthew Alexander Henson (August 8, 1866 – March 9, 1955) was an African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary on various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition during which he may have been the first person to reach the Geographic North Pole.

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Hensen & Peary often recognised as first to North Pole April 9, 1909, though controversy whether they were first or made it at all . Hensen was african american and Peary initially received most of the glory as leader and first white man! There were also four Innuit helpers -Ootah, Seegloo, Egingway, and Ooqueah ). Matthew Henson was only twelve when he walked from his home in Washington, D.C. to Baltimore, Maryland to get a job as a cabin boy on the three-masted merchant ship Katie Hines

Hensen & Peary often recognised as first to North Pole April 9, 1909, though controversy whether they were first or made it at all . Hensen was african american and Peary initially received most of the glory as leader and first white man! There were also four Innuit helpers -Ootah, Seegloo, Egingway, and Ooqueah ). Matthew Henson was only twelve when he walked from his home in Washington, D.C. to Baltimore, Maryland to get a job as a cabin boy on the three-masted merchant ship Katie Hines

MATTHEW HENSON, the Arctic explorer who accompanied Admiral Robert E. Peary on a history making expedition to the North Pole in 1909.  Matthew Henson was born August 8, 1866, in Charles County, MD.  He Was The Great-Grand-Nephew Of Josiah Henson, Famous Runaway Slave And Author Who Helped Other Slaves To Freedom, Via The Underground Railroad. The state of Maryland named an undeveloped state park site in Montgomery County after Matthew Henson in 1991.

MATTHEW HENSON, the Arctic explorer who accompanied Admiral Robert E. Peary on a history making expedition to the North Pole in 1909. Matthew Henson was born August 8, 1866, in Charles County, MD. He Was The Great-Grand-Nephew Of Josiah Henson, Famous Runaway Slave And Author Who Helped Other Slaves To Freedom, Via The Underground Railroad. The state of Maryland named an undeveloped state park site in Montgomery County after Matthew Henson in 1991.

GREAT WEBSITE! Matthew Henson website index. Click link "Lets go to the North Pole with Peary & Matt!"

GREAT WEBSITE! Matthew Henson website index. Click link "Lets go to the North Pole with Peary & Matt!"

Matthew Alexander Henson was an African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary on various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition during which he was the 1st person to reach the Geographic NorthMatthew Alexander Henson was an African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary on various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition during which he was the 1st person to reach the Geographic North Pole. HONORS: ?The Explorers Club, under its “polar” President…

Matthew Alexander Henson was an African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary on various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition during which he was the 1st person to reach the Geographic NorthMatthew Alexander Henson was an African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary on various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition during which he was the 1st person to reach the Geographic North Pole. HONORS: ?The Explorers Club, under its “polar” President…

Matthew Henson - "Peary knew Matt Henson's real worth [he] was of more real value to our Commander than Bartlett, Marvin, Borup, Goodsell and myself all put together. Matthew Henson went to the Pole with Peary because he was a better man than any one of us." This was an opinion shared by the Inuit, who respected Henson for his immersion in their culture. Of Peary's crew, only Henson was fluent in Inuktitut, and could drive a sledge with native prowess.

Matthew Henson - "Peary knew Matt Henson's real worth [he] was of more real value to our Commander than Bartlett, Marvin, Borup, Goodsell and myself all put together. Matthew Henson went to the Pole with Peary because he was a better man than any one of us." This was an opinion shared by the Inuit, who respected Henson for his immersion in their culture. Of Peary's crew, only Henson was fluent in Inuktitut, and could drive a sledge with native prowess.

April 6, 1909  Matthew Peary, his negro servant, Matthew Henson, and four Eskimos reached the geographic North Pole for the first time. Though Henson was alongside Peary, widely hailed as a courageous explorer, during that and subsequent Arctic expeditions, Henson achieved little notice until much later in life.

April 6, 1909 Matthew Peary, his negro servant, Matthew Henson, and four Eskimos reached the geographic North Pole for the first time. Though Henson was alongside Peary, widely hailed as a courageous explorer, during that and subsequent Arctic expeditions, Henson achieved little notice until much later in life.

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