Aug. 20, 2021

15: Forrest of Philadelphia, Part Three

15: Forrest of Philadelphia, Part Three

Edwin Forrest returns to his home city in the final decades of his life. He keeps performing on the city's stages, and creates his long-term legacy in Philadelphia.


Edwin Forrest returns to his home city in the final decades of his life. He keeps performing on the city's stages, and creates his long-term legacy in Philadelphia.

For photographs and additional commentary about this topic, see our website's blog post! https://www.aithpodcast.com/blog/episode-10-George-Frederick-Cooke/

For more about Edwin Forrest and the Astor Place Riots, which took place in New York, I highly recommend that truly excellent team of New York history podcasters, The Bowery Boys!
https://www.boweryboyshistory.com/2019/05/the-astor-place-riot-massacre-at-busy.html

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