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The Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents set up at Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.

Join the Museum at Cliveden on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., for the Revolutionary Germantown Festival where we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment, including handsewn, full-scale replicas of General George Washington's sleeping marquee, dining tent, baggage tent, and common tents that served as his mobile headquarters while on campaign. Navigate the encampment, explore the tents, and meet costumed living history interpreters portraying the people who would have been there. Washington's original sleeping and office tent from the Revolutionary War is on permanent display at the Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia.

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival returns as Cliveden and the sites of Historic Germantown collaborate to highlight the diverse stories of the people who lived through the American Revolution and the Battle of Germantown, on Oct. 4, 1777. Along with our First Oval Office Project, the festival will also include the story of Washington's Oct. 4 surprise attack on the British with author Tom McGuire; first-person interpreters, such as Noah Lewis, Elise D'Avella, and Nastassia Parker, along with re-enactors portraying British and Continental soldiers, discussing the experiences of people who lived through and fought during the revolution; and tours and family-friendly activities at Cliveden and participating sites in Historic Germantown. The festival is free and open to all.

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First Oval Office Project

Learn more about the Museum's handsewn, full-scale replica of General George Washington's mobile Revolutionary War headquarters tents.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

Washington's War Tents

Explore the cornerstone of the Museum's collection, General George Washington's Revolutionary War Tent, and the handsewn, full-scale replica of his field headquarters.
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Washington's War Tent

General George Washington's original sleeping and office tent from the Revolutionary War.
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