Deep Rivers

How African Americans Waded through the Waters of Oppression to Achieve Greatness.

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to announce that our new interpretive docent-led tour Deep Rivers, is now live and in person at the Mansion. Our docents take you through the museum highlighting the lives, stories, and achievements of 19th-century Black entrepreneurs, intellectuals, and artisans with soundscapes and images. Sample a ginger cookie made from a recipe from  Fisher’s cookbook. Highlighted 19th-century heroes include Francis Johnson, John Trower, Eliza Grier, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Julian Abele, Octavius Catto, Elizabeth Keckley, and more. Tickets are available until 10:00 am on the day of the tour.

Cost: $8 Cost for neighbors with 19144 zip code: $6  BUY TICKETS ONLINE

Read how DEEP RIVERS influenced an early reading curriculum in Philadelphia. (paragraph 8)