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April 2020

Literary Parlor – Eight Cousins via ZOOM

April 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$5

Eight Cousins was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden great aunts, the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. Join 19th-century bibliophile, Kate Howe, for an interesting discussion. Once you register for Eight Cousins via Zoom, Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion will email you the login information for this Zoom meeting.

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June 2020

Tea with Frederick Douglass

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$30

In 1844, at the age of 26, Frederick Douglass was invited by abolitionists to speak on the lawn of Independence Hall. Douglass had a natural connection with Philadelphia as this was the first Northern city he came to upon his escape. It is a testament to Douglass’ courage that he came to Philadelphia, so close to his old master’s state of Maryland, to give this speech. In March 2020 Douglass will return to Philadelphia in a one-man show based on…

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Tea with Frederick Douglass

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$30

In 1844, at the age of 26, Frederick Douglass was invited by abolitionists to speak on the lawn of Independence Hall. Douglass had a natural connection with Philadelphia as this was the first Northern city he came to upon his escape. It is a testament to Douglass’ courage that he came to Philadelphia, so close to his old master’s state of Maryland, to give this speech. In March 2020 Douglass will return to Philadelphia in a one-man show based on…

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Tea with Frederick Douglass

June 6 @ 7:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$30

In 1844, at the age of 26, Frederick Douglass was invited by abolitionists to speak on the lawn of Independence Hall. Douglass had a natural connection with Philadelphia as this was the first Northern city he came to upon his escape. It is a testament to Douglass’ courage that he came to Philadelphia, so close to his old master’s state of Maryland, to give this speech. In March 2020 Douglass will return to Philadelphia in a one-man show based on…

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Deep Rivers Docent-Led Tour

June 7 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$8

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. Each interior museum room highlights the lives, stories, and achievements of 19th-century Black entrepreneurs, intellectuals, and artisans with soundscapes, take-away recipe cards, and identity cards. Listen to the music of Francis Johnson in the parlor, and have a taste of Abby Fisher’s ginger cookie in the kitchen.

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Tea with Frederick Douglass

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$30

In 1844, at the age of 26, Frederick Douglass was invited by abolitionists to speak on the lawn of Independence Hall. Douglass had a natural connection with Philadelphia as this was the first Northern city he came to upon his escape. It is a testament to Douglass’ courage that he came to Philadelphia, so close to his old master’s state of Maryland, to give this speech. In March 2020 Douglass will return to Philadelphia in a one-man show based on…

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Tea with Frederick Douglass

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$30

In 1844, at the age of 26, Frederick Douglass was invited by abolitionists to speak on the lawn of Independence Hall. Douglass had a natural connection with Philadelphia as this was the first Northern city he came to upon his escape. It is a testament to Douglass’ courage that he came to Philadelphia, so close to his old master’s state of Maryland, to give this speech. In March 2020 Douglass will return to Philadelphia in a one-man show based on…

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Tea with Frederick Douglass

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
+ Google Map
$30

In 1844, at the age of 26, Frederick Douglass was invited by abolitionists to speak on the lawn of Independence Hall. Douglass had a natural connection with Philadelphia as this was the first Northern city he came to upon his escape. It is a testament to Douglass’ courage that he came to Philadelphia, so close to his old master’s state of Maryland, to give this speech. In March 2020 Douglass will return to Philadelphia in a one-man show based on…

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