Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River Opening Ceremony - Philadelphia


May 4, 2013
10:00 AM until 04:00 PM


Opening ceremony celebrates new exhibition, Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River. Fun activities, music, vendors and crafts.

Guest curated by host of PBS History Detectives Tukufu Zuberi, Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River examines the African experience along the Delaware River using the lens of our four key moments over 300 years of Philadelphia history. Visitors will encounter gripping first-person accounts, immersive scenes, interactive elements and authentic artifacts that encourage participation. Tides of Freedom invites the visitor to explore the African presence on the Delaware over a span of time. Uncover the past, bear witness to a story central to Philadelphia and American history and think about the meaning of freedom in today’s world. 




View map Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
at Penn's Landing
Philadelphia, PA

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