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February 2020

Literary Parlor – Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years a Slave and Four in the White House

February 9 @ 1:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$15

Behind the Scenes or Thirty Years a Slave and Four in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley Join 19th-century bibliophile, Kate Howe, to discuss Elizabeth Keckley’s autobiography of her years as a dress designer and seamstress for Mary Todd Lincoln and other prominent Washington, D.C. women. After the publication of Behind the Scenes, Mary Todd Lincoln turned against Keckley, causing her to lose her prestigious clients. She died in poverty in 1907.

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March 2020

Opening Reception for Deep Rivers

March 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$10

OPENING RECEPTION for Deep Rivers features an actress portraying Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave who became the dressmaker for Mary Todd Lincoln.  Pianist, Stephen Page, performs music by Francis Johnson, the first African American composer to publish his compositions.  Food and beverage selections from an 1890 Trower Catering menu are served to reception guests.  James Lyons, great-grandson of John Trower, will answer questions about his famous great grandfather. This reception is open to the public. Discounted admission is offered to neighbors living…

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Coffee for Neighbors

March 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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Free

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion invites anyone living in the 19144 zip code to join us on select Saturday mornings for complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and pastries or cookies. Learn about the 1860s section of our museum and chat with your neighbors. A trained docent will be on hand to answer your questions!

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May 2020

Virtual Tour of Mansion’s Interior

May 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is open for virtual tours via ZOOM. Live docents will lead you through the 1860s downstairs of the Mansion. Beautiful images of the interior rooms and close-up photos of many interesting collection items will inform your experience. Experienced Mansion docents will answer your questions. Tickets for the ZOOM tours are available until 8:00 pm the evening before the selected tour. If you have questions or would like to schedule a private ZOOM tour for your group, email diane@ebenezermaxwellmansion.org

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Virtual Tour of Mansion Interior

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$6

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is open for virtual tours via ZOOM. Live docents will lead you through the 1860s downstairs of the Mansion. Beautiful images of the interior rooms and close-up photos of many interesting collection items will inform your experience. Experienced Mansion docents will answer your questions. Tickets for the ZOOM tours are available until 8:00 pm the evening before the selected tour. If you have questions or would like to schedule a private ZOOM tour for your group, email diane@ebenezermaxwellmansion.org

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Virtual Tour of Mansion’s Interior

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$6

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is open for virtual tours via ZOOM. Live docents will lead you through the 1860s downstairs of the Mansion. Beautiful images of the interior rooms and close-up photos of many interesting collection items will inform your experience. Experienced Mansion docents will answer your questions. Tickets for the ZOOM tours are available until 8:00 pm the evening before the selected tour. If you have questions or would like to schedule a private ZOOM tour for your group, email Ebenezer…

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Virtual Tour of Mansion’s Interior

May 27 @ 2:00 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 open for virtual tours via ZOOM. Live docents will lead you through the 1860s downstairs of the Mansion. Beautiful images of the interior rooms and close-up photos of many interesting collection items will inform your experience. Experienced Mansion docents will answer your questions. Tickets for the ZOOM tours are available until 8:00 pm the evening before the selected tour. If you have questions or would like to schedule a private ZOOM tour for your group, email The…

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Virtual Tour of Mansion’s Interior

May 28 @ 2:00 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 open for virtual tours via ZOOM. Live docents will lead you through the 1860s downstairs of the Mansion. Beautiful images of the interior rooms and close-up photos of many interesting collection items will inform your experience. Experienced Mansion docents will answer your questions. Tickets for the ZOOM tours are available until 8:00 pm the evening before the selected tour. If you have questions or would like to schedule a private ZOOM tour for your group, email Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

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Virtual Tour of Mansion’s Interior

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$6

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is open for virtual tours via ZOOM. Live docents will lead you through the 1860s downstairs of the Mansion. Beautiful images of the interior rooms and close-up photos of many interesting collection items will inform your experience. Experienced Mansion docents will answer your questions. Tickets for the ZOOM tours are available until 8:00 pm the evening before the selected tour. If you have questions or would like to schedule a private ZOOM tour for your group, email Ebenezer…

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June 2020

Literary Parlor – North and South

June 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$6

Virtual Literary Parlor via ZOOM – North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell Published in 1854, North and South is a social novel written by Elizabeth Gaskell. The novel is set in the fictional industrial town of Milton in the north of England. Margaret Hale and her family move from the tranquil rural south to Milton where she witnesses the brutal world wrought by the Industrial Revolution, seeing employers and workers clashing during the first strikes. Join bibliophile Kate Howe for a lively virtual discussion via…

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