Read the Revolution
A curated collection of thought-provoking books about the American Revolution.
Sponsored by The Haverford Trust Company
1774: The Long Year of Revolution
Read an excerpt from Mary Beth Norton's new book, 1774: The Long Year of Revolution.Read More
Finding Charity's Folk
Read two excerpts from Jessica Millward's book, Finding Charity's Folk: Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland.Read More
If These Stones Could Talk
Read an excerpt from Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills's recent book, If These Stones Could Talk: African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley, Sourland Mountain and Surrounding Regions of New Jersey.Read More
The Dawn of Detroit
Read an excerpt from Tiya Miles' recent book, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits.Read More
Read an excerpt from Donald F. Johnson's book, Occupied America: British Military Rule and the Experience of Revolution.Read More
Curated by Museum staff since 2013, Read the Revolution features excerpts from thought-provoking books about the American Revolution. Read the Revolution was created with thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Inspired by the Read the Revolution featured excerpts, the Read the Revolution Speaker Series brings celebrated authors and historians to the Museum for lively, facilitated discussions of their work.About the Series