Canada and the American Revolution

There were twenty British North American colonies or provinces in 1776, so why did only thirteen of those colonies declare independence that year or confirm it by war and treaty in 1783? Dr. Holly A. Mayer shares the Canadian response to the American Revolution. More


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    Looking for a delicious post-Museum visit meal? Get 20% off your tab with your Museum ticket at Red Owl Tavern at 5…
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    This cotton parade flag was made for the 1860 campaign of Abraham Lincoln and displays a beardless portrait and 13…
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    Muster your spirits this Saturday with The New Jersey Fife and Drums as they perform music that would have been pla…

The First "Oval Office"

In 2013, Washington's Headquarters Tent was reproduced by Historic Trades tailors as a partnership between Colonial Williamsburg and the Museum of the American Revolution. This summer the two groups have reunited to reproduce the dining tent that was used alongside the Headquarters Tent during the War. More