Deep Rivers

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

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to announce a new interpretive docent-led tour entitled Deep Rivers – How African Americans Waded through the Waters of Oppression to Achieve Greatness. The tour will be offered on select Sunday afternoons throughout several years beginning on Sunday, April 5, 2020 with tours beginning at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm. Each interior museum room tells the story of 19th-century Black men and women – their life stories and achievements. The tour features sound elements, take-away recipe cards, and identity cards featuring 19th-century Black individuals. There will even be cookies made from a recipe from Abby Fisher’s 1881 cookbook, Tour cost: $8 for adults. Children 18 and under: $6 Buy tickets at the door.

OPENING RECEPTION for Deep Rivers, scheduled for March 7, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, will feature live re-enactors, music, and a champagne reception with menu items from 19th-century Germantown caterer John Trower. This reception is open to the public. Advance reservations are required. Call 215-438-1861 for details and tickets.

Cost: $25 – Buy tickets online or call 215-438-1861

Cost for neighbors in the 19144 zip code: FREE – Call 215-438-1861 to reserve your ticket