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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story

Explore the Museum's new When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807 virtual exhibit to learn the little-known history of the nation’s first women voters.
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Picturing Washington's Army

Explore rare paintings of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, including the only known wartime, eyewitness image of George Washington's tent.
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Season of Independence

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Finding Freedom: Eve - Peyton Randolph’s Will

Peyton Randolph, a politician and plantation owner from Williamsburg, Virginia, wrote his will on August 10, 1774, one year before he died. Randolph, a slave owner, requested that the people he enslaved were to be inherited by his wife Elizabeth and other family members, or, if necessary, be sold to pay off his debts. Elizabeth Randolph was to receive four enslaved women and their children, including Eve and George, upon her husband’s death.

This historical record is dedicated to the Museum of the American Revolution by the York County-Poquoson Circuit Court, Authorized by the Honorable Kristen N. Nelson, Clerk

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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story: A Transformed Generation of Women?

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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story: Dutch and Quaker women in Colonial New Jersey

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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story: Elizabeth “Betty” Dorn: A Woman of Color in Monmouth County

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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story: Jane Sloan LeConte: A White Woman in Monmouth County

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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story: Petition for Tavern License

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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story: Power of the Purse

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