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Marian Anderson Historical Residence & Museum

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A Great Place to Learn & Grow

I wanted to know more about Marian Anderson after I learned she sang on the steps of the Lincoln... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
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A friend invited us to the Marian Anderson Society concert featuring Christmas music. Hearing... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
bahiadreaming
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762 S. Marian Anderson Way, 762 South Martin Street, Philadelphia, PA
+1 215-779-4219
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

I wanted to know more about Marian Anderson after I learned she sang on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to over 70,000 people because she had been denied the opportunity to sing at Constitution Hall by the DAR. This small museum does a very...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

A friend invited us to the Marian Anderson Society concert featuring Christmas music. Hearing wonderful vocalists and musicians propeled me to having the Christmas spirit. We both loved the music. My wife enjoyed opera, spirituals and carols. I particularly enjoyed the latter two and Ave...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you are of a certain age, you will remember the glorious contralto Marian Anderson, the revered Philadelphian singer who conquered the world and not just by her voice. Those of us who have not enjoyed this privilege can experience Marian Anderson second hand, either...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

My wife Lynn and I really greatly enjoyed our visit to the Marian Anderson museum yesterday. It brought back special memories for both of us, and we really appreciate all Jillian and Blanche are doing to preserve this important piece of American and Philadelphia music...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2014

There's so much significant American history to absorb in this tiny house on a quiet street in South Philadelphia, the home of the great artist & national treasure, Marian Anderson. In addition to photos, costumes & souvenirs of her extraordinary life, an hour-long video, titled...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2014

What an absolute treat it was to have visited Marian Anderson's home in Philadelphia. Be sure to call in advance to be certain that someone is there to receive you. This is not a highly visited sight, so the caretakers have to make arrangements to...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2013

Just a few blocks south of Rittenhouse Square you will be transported to this key site of music and African American history. This is the family home of Marian Anderson, where she developed her musical talent and was visited by many of the great legends...More

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