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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and contemplate the significance and ongoing relevance of his pivotal civil rights texts, including his 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail” and famous “I Have a Dream” speech, during an all-day event at Eastern State Penitentiary. Other civil rights leaders impacted by incarceration, including George Jackson, Angela Y. Davis, Malcom X, and Ida B. Wells, will also be featured.

Highlights of the day’s programming are readings and discussions of Dr. King’s writings and speeches, family activities, and more.

Free for children under 12; $17 admission for all other visitors. Get more information and tickets here.


January 15
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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