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June 24, 2016

Experts from Museum of the American Revolution Available to Comment on July 4 Stories

Philadelphia, PA (June 24, 2016) – As the July 4 holiday approaches, experts from the forthcoming Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia are available to assist the news media with stories about America’s founding. When it opens to the public on April 19, 2017, the Museum will explore the remarkable story of the American Revolution from its origins to ultimate victory and its continuing relevance.

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June 16, 2016

Museum of the American Revolution to Open April 19, 2017

Announces $10 Million Gift from Gerry Lenfest

Philadelphia, PA, June 16, 2016 — On April 19, 1775, a shot rang out across the North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts, igniting the Revolutionary War and changing the course of history forever. Philadelphia’s new Museum of the American Revolution will bring to life the dramatic story of our nation’s founding when it officially opens on April 19, 2017, the anniversary of “the shot heard ‘round the world.”

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June 14, 2016

American Revolution Beer Pong at New Liberty Distillery Hosted by the Museum of the American Revolution

We all know who won the American Revolution the first time. But can it be done again?

On Thursday, June 23, the Young Friends of the Museum of the American Revolution, which opens in historic Philadelphia in Spring 2017, will host a beer pong tournament that recreates five key battles of the American Revolution on the pong table. Blue Coats and Red Coats will face off once again, but this time the prize isn’t liberty – it’s a gift basket full of Phillies tickets, gift cards, and more!

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