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Inside the Declaration of Independence gallery featuring a copy of the Declaration of Independence

When you think of the Revolutionary War, you might picture soldiers marching into battle. But for most people in the 1770s, everyday life in this extraordinary time was about less dramatic moments. For historians, investigating how people worked, socialized, and changed their minds about the world at large can be one of the most fascinating avenues of new research. In this interactive seminar, we’ll use readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion to examine what people ate, believed, wore, and did for fun.

This five-class seminar led by Dr. Tyler Putman, Senior Manager of Gallery Interpretation, will occur on Thursday evenings on March 7, 14, 21, 28, and April 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. Participants will need access to Zoom meeting software, an internet connection, microphone, and webcam, and will receive complementary readings and resources. Sessions will be recorded for the benefit of participants who miss a session due to a conflict. If you have additional questions, please contact Tyler Putman at [email protected].

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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution 101

January 4, 11, 18, 25, & February 1, 2024, (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this online seminar on Thursday evenings in January, explore the four questions at the heart of the Museum's core experience to learn about the origins, events, and people of the American Revolution through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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Virtual Museum Tour

Explore the Museum of the American Revolution’s Virtual Museum Tour to immerse yourself in the history of the nation's founding through 360-degree panoramic images, high-resolution images of objects and artifacts, and a guided audio tour.
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Classes on the American Revolution

Learn more about classes offered by the Museum, including five-week AmRev Seminar courses and hands-on Artisan Workshops.
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