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This image shows adolescent males, in military costumes, sitting inside the camp site tent in Revolution Place. There is also a mother dressing her son in a military costume, standing outside the tent.

The camp of the Continental Army wasn’t just General George Washington and his soldiers. It was filled with aides, cooks, and camp followers. Find out what it takes to keep an army clean and fed before microwaves or washing machines.

History Explorers Club playdates are best enjoyed by ages 7-11 but fun for all kids.

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A Museum educator, in Revolutionary military costume, shows three adolescents how to use a cannon on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.
Aug 28
 

History Explorers Club: Ask a Historian

August 28, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about what a historian does and ask a Museum historian all your burning questions about the Revolutionary Era at our family-friendly August History Explorers Club.
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Forgotten Revolutionaries: Camp Followers Discovery Cart

Learn about the women and children who served vital roles while traveling with both the British and Revolutionary armies during the Revolutionary War.
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General George Washington's 'Military Family'

Explore art and objects related to General George Washington's "military family," featured in the Museum's "Winter Patriots, 1777-1778" gallery.
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