John S. Trower Historic Marker Dedication

03oct2:00 pmJohn S. Trower Historic Marker Dedication2:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission In Partnership with Black Writers Museum Germantown United CDC Historic Germantown and The Keeping Society of Philadelphia are hosting a dedication ceremony for the Historic Marker in honor of John S. Trower. We will be celebrating his 172nd birthday, the marker dedication and the successful historic designation of the building to the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places. JOHN S. TROWER (10/3/1849 – 4/4/1911) was an African American businessman and philanthropist who ran a restaurant and incredibly successful catering business in Germantown. Unveiling at 5706 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia (currently the CrabHouse) Reception following hosted by Black Writers Museum in Vernon Park Masks Required. RSVP at or call 215-844-1683 x102



October 3, 2021 2:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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