EMM: Octavius Catto (ZOOM)

10apr1:00 pmEMM: Octavius Catto (ZOOM)1:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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Illustrated Virtual Talk with Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to welcome Amy Cohen for an illustrated talk via ZOOM about the life of Octavius Catto, 19th-century civil rights activist. Catto was murdered in broad daylight on election day,  October 10, 1871. Catto’s assassin, Frank [caption id="attachment_1215" align="alignright" width="251"] dig original[/caption] Kelly, was not prosecuted. In her talk, Cohen draws parallels to what happened in the 19th-century and what is happening today. Join us for what surely will be a most informative talk with time for discussion afterward. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 1:00 pm – Cost: $6 MAKE RESERVATIONS ONLINE Ticket holders will receive ZOOM sign-in information at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 10, 2021 Amy Cohen spent 20 years as a middle and high school social studies teacher. While teaching at Masterman School, she was also among the first cohort of educators to teach African American History. She is currently the Director of Education at History Making Productions. She also produced Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century which won a Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award for Historic/Cultural Program Features. Cohen is a monthly columnist for Hidden City, an online magazine about Philadelphia’s history and the built environment.



April 10, 2021 1:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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