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Project Coordinator NameLauren Zalut
Project Coordinator TitleDirector of Education and Tour Programs
Host OrganizationEastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Phone (Day)(215) 236-5111
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Project NameDr. Martin Luther King Weekend at Eastern State
Project Site Address:2027 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
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Project Start Time10:00 AM
Project Description

Eastern State commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his 1963 "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Actors, youth, and community leaders read excerpts from King’s letter at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. On January 21, children ages 7-12 and their families are invited to create art in response to themes found in the letter, and read stories about Dr. King’s legacy. In partnership with PAR-Recycle Works, the historic site encourages the public to recycle old electronics from 10 am to 2 pm.

Project Date01/21/2019
Project End Time05:00 PM
Entry ID15608