Become a member of Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion. Your gifts fund preservation of Philadelphia’s only authentically restored Victorian house museum and garden. Your support helps us continue to offer fabulous events and workshops that allow us to share our history and expand our reach. Members receive $5 discounts for most workshops, lectures, Victorian Theatre productions and special events. An exclusive members-only event is offered annually which in 2017 will feature a lecture by Edward G. Pettit, Philly’s Poe guy. Members also receive the Mansion’s by-annual newsletter. Sign up today!
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What is your favorite Mansion program? Do you enjoy the annual Murder Mystery? Or are you looking forward to Josh Hitchens’ one man performance of A Christmas Carol at the Mansion’s Dickens Christmas Party? Do you attend the Old Fashioned Picnic in June for an annual photo in Victorian clothing? Are you looking forward to the upcoming Victorian Theatre production of Anne of Green Gables? Have you attended a Victorian Workshop? Donate to Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion to support the programs you love.
Do you look forward to the annual meeting for members with Edward G. Pettit? Did you tour the Tulpehocken Station Historic District using the downloadable app launched in 2016? Do you save the date for the Annual Henry J. Magaziner Lecture? Donate to ensure the continuation of your favorite Mansion programs and to support new and exciting events and exhibits.
The interior of the museum is interpreted to two time periods: downstairs to the 1860’s and upstairs to the 1870’s and 1880’s. Likewise the gardens represent two distinct 19th century eras: the Downing garden is circa 1850’s and the Scott garden is circa 1870’s. As you walk up the brick walkway and through the front door, you are transported back to Victorian-era Philadelphia.
If you love Victorian era furnishings, architecture, literature and history support the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion. The Mansion is a hidden gem located in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. The Mansion offers diverse and educational programs and events year round. Did you know that 40% of the Mansion’s operating funds come from annual contributions from individuals just like you? Your contribution is important. Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is a not-for-profit house museum. Your gift is tax deductible.