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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

May 20, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Historian Linda Colley joins the Museum to discuss her new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.

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    May 07
    A mother and her two children, wearing masks, explore the galleries.

    Mother's Day Weekend with the Museum

    May 7-10, 2021
    This Mother’s Day Weekend learn about the diverse women that played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and with armies on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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    May 12
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    Season of Independence Digital Resources Orientation

    May 12, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this free teacher workshop, join us to explore our Season of Independence interactive feature as we launch the corresponding teacher resource guide, and learn about how to incorporate this interactive into classroom learning.
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    May 13
    General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

    State of the Museum Address

    May 13, 2021 from 6-7 p.m.
    Museum Members are invited to join us online for the third annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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    May 20
    Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

    Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

    May 20, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m.
    Historian Linda Colley joins the Museum on May 20, 2021 to discuss her new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.
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    May 22
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    History Explorers Club: Meet the Makers

    May 22, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Meet the tradespeople who made objects for the Continental Army and everyday citizens during the American Revolution as they share how they created and sold their goods in the 18th century.
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    May 28
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    Memorial Day Weekend with the Museum

    May 28-31, 2021
    Join the Museum over Memorial Day Weekend to pay tribute on-site and online to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War.
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    Jun 11
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    Member Preview: Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today Exhibit

    June 11, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Museum Members are invited to kick off Flag Day weekend by joining us for the members-only preview of our new summer exhibition Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today.
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    Jun 12
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    Flag Day Weekend: Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today Exhibit Opening

    June 12-14, 2021
    Join the Museum over Flag Day weekend to explore the evolution of the American flag with the opening of our Flags and Founding Documents exhibit, True Colours Flag Project debut, and more.
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    Jun 19
    Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

    Juneteenth with the Museum

    June 19-20, 2021
    Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
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    Jun 24
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    Young Friends of the Museum Present: Meet Michael Idriss

    June 24, 2021 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
    Meet Michael Idriss, the Museum’s new African American Interpretive Fellow, who will share his vision for developing and delivering programs that explore the lives, experiences, and impact of Revolutionary-era people of African descent.
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