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 via ZOOM. Our docents Tenea Wilborn and John Brown take you virtually through the museum highlighting the lives, stories, and achievements of 19th-century Black entrepreneurs, intellectuals, and artisans with soundscapes and images. We will mail recipe cards and identity cards to participants on the virtual tour. Tickets are available until 10:00 am the day of the tour. Cost: $5 BUY TICKETS ONLINE

Sunday, November 8, 2020, at 1:30 pm


Exclusive members-only behind the scenes look at the creation of Deep Rivers. Shav’on Smith, author of the tour, and Jim Lyons, great-grandson of John Trower, are both on the panel. Date to be announced. For details and reservations, email

Join us for two special ZOOM events about our 19th-century Black heroes, John Trower and Julian Abele. For tickets and information CLICK HERE