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THE TURMOIL OF TRANSITION: A Dramatic Experience

3 Dates: June 15th, July 6th & 27th!

Admission: $20 | 15 people per tour

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Step back in time and meet some of the characters from Cliveden's tumultuous past.

During the one hour tour, you will be guided through the site and hear the experiences of a 19th-century character.

Tours are offered at the following times: 12pm, 1:30pm & 3pm.

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James Smith | Saturday, June 15, 2024

Husband, Coachman, & Father

Portrayed by Jahzeer Terrell

Part of the 2024 Juneteenth Festival

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Henry Banning Chew | Saturday, July 6, 2024

Son, Lawyer, & Enslaver

Portrayed by Alex Vrinceanu

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Mary Bowman | Saturday, July 27, 2024

Sister, Housekeeper, & Witness

Portrayed by Elizabeth McElroy

Dramatic Tour Discount

Tickets for all 3 dramatic tours can be purchased for $50! Use the button below to register today.

Getting Here & Additional Information

Cliveden's physical address is 6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144. Street parking is available around the site and neighborhood on a first come, first serve basis.

Visitors should come to the Cliveden Barn to begin their tour experience. The Barn is located near the corner of Cliveden and Morton Streets (use this address to locate the Barn: 98 E. Cliveden Street, 19119). A Cliveden Interpreter will greet visitors, give a brief introduction to the site, and lead visitors over to the House.

Each tour will feature a dramatic reading from an actor portraying one of the people featured in our exhibit, The Turmoil of Transition: The mid-nineteenth century at Cliveden. Tours are offered at 12pm, 1:30pm, and 3pm.

Admission is $20. Tours are limited to 15 people per tour.

The Turmoil of Transition: A Dramatic Experience is generously supported by The Haley Foundation.

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