Deep Rivers

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to announce a new interpretive docent-led tour entitled Deep Rivers – African Americans Achieving in the 19th-Century. 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 menue items from 19th-century Germantown caterer John Trower. This reception is open to the public and free of charge. Advance reservations are required. Call 215-438-1861 for details and tickets.