Experience the Revolution

Museum of the
American Revolution

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    Fringed Hunting Shirt

    In the summer of 1775, riflemen from Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia joined the New England troops already gathered in Boston to form a Continental Army.   Many of these mid-Atlantic troops wore fringed hunting shirts like this example.  A un

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    Wooden Canteen

    This extremely rare wooden soldier’s canteen (circa 1777-1778) is marked USTATES, indicating Continental Army usage.

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    March to Valley Forge

    One of the most iconic commemorative works on the American Revolution, William Trego’s March to Valley Forge was painted in Philadelphia and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1883.

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    Washington’s Headquarters Tent

    General Washington's original sleeping and office tent, parts of which appear in this early 20th century photograph, was carefully preserved by generations of the Custis and Lee families following the deaths of George and Martha Washington.

Museum of the American Revolution

101 South Third St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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