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September 2020

Literary Palor – The Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$6

First published in 1901, The Making of a Marchioness follows thirty-something Emily who lives alone, humbly and happily, in a tiny apartment and on a meager income. She is the one that everyone counts on but no one goes out of their way to accommodate. This Cinderella-like story remains a much-loved favorite among many. Join bibliophile Kate Howe for a lively discussion via Zoom.

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The Second Great Migration with Julie Rainbow

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$6

Join social activist and artist, Julie Rainbow, for her talk about the Second Great Migration followed by a live Q & A via ZOOM. African Americans who arrived in Philadelphia from the South during the Second Great Migration (1940-1970) changed the fabric of the City of Brotherly Love. Many of those who braved the difficult journey found sanctuary in the city’s well-established faith communities and growing cultural life.

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Deep Rivers Virtual Tour

September 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$5

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to announce that our new interpretive docent-led tour Deep Rivers is going virtual. 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.

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October 2020

Deep Rivers Virtual Tour

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$5

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to announce that our new interpretive docent-led tour Deep Rivers is going virtual. 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.

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Spooky Literary Parlor

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$6

Spooky Literary Parlor via ZOOM Join us for a spine chilling evening of Victorian ghost stories. Volunteers select a favorite 19th-century scary tale to read aloud to the group. Select a story that can be read aloud in less than 10 minutes. If you want to be a reader, email diane@ebenezermaxwellmansion.org with your selection.  Advance reservations are required. Time allows for only eight individual story readers so submit your selection early.  

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November 2020

Deep Rivers Virtual Tour

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$5

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to announce that our new interpretive docent-led tour Deep Rivers is going virtual. 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.

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December 2020

Conversations with Santa

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$8

Schedule an appointment to meet with Santa on ZOOM!  The first appointment is at 10:00 am. Appointments scheduled every 15 minutes.  Because of the coronavirus, Santa must stay at the North Pole until Christmas but you can meet with him virtually via ZOOM. Bring your wish list! Cost: $8 Cost for families in 19144 zip code: $2

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Holidays with John Trower

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$6

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion invites you to join Becky Diamond via ZOOM as she prepares sponge cake and chicken croquettes - both often seen on Trower catering menus. Learn about Philadelphia's most successful 19th-century caterer and philanthropist. Watch Becky's chicken croquette demo and join her while she makes sponge cake. Attendees will receive the recipes through the mail. Cost: $6 Mansion members FREE

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