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August 01, 2017

Fife and Drum Party on the Plaza

Free Fifes for Kids and Other Giveaways, Lessons and Demos, and a Jam Session

Visitors Can Enjoy Cake to Celebrate the Anniversary of the Acquisition of Washington’s War Tent 

PHILADELPHIA, AUGUST 1, 2017 — While rifles, muskets, and swords probably come to mind when you think of the Revolutionary War, fifes and drums also were essential to the war effort for communicating commands and boosting morale.

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June 21, 2017

Museum Launches New “Read the Revolution” Speaker Series

The Museum of the American Revolution has launched a “Read the Revolution” speaker series that will bring celebrated authors and historians to the Museum for lively discussions of their work. The evening programs will explore recent work on the people, events, and ideals of America’s revolutionary beginnings.

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June 01, 2017

Celebrate Your Founding Father this Father’s Day

This Father’s Day weekend, celebrate your “founding father” at the Museum of the American Revolution with presentations on Revolutionary-era arsenal, a performance and demonstration by a historical musician, and artifacts and exhibits highlighting father figures who played a role in the Revolution.

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May 22, 2017

Museum Names New Board Member William Schwartz

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of William Schwartz as the newest member of the Museum’s Board of Directors. Schwartz is the principal and co-founder of INTECH Construction.

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