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Revolutionary Gifts for Dads and Grads

No matter whether you're celebrating a recent grad or the father figure in your life, our Revolutionary gift guide is here with gift ideas for history buffs of any age.
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Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

True Colours Progress Update: Readying for a Flag Day Weekend Debut

Take a look at the progress of the seamstresses tasked with bringing the True Colours Flag Project to life as we near its Flag Day weekend debut.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Linda Colley

Watch the Museum's archived video of historian Linda Colley's virtual discussion on her new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.
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Karl Gottlieb Schweikart, Portrait of Tadeusz Kościuszko, National Museum in Warsaw

Thaddeus Kościuszko Virtual Walking Tour

Learn more about one of Poland’s most famous national heroes, Thaddeus Kościuszko, his contributions to the American Revolution, and his influence right here in Philadelphia.
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True Colours Replica Flags Debut at the Museum

Check out photos and behind-the-scenes moments from the the debut of the True Colours Flag Project at the Museum over Flag Day weekend.
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Mother Bethel AME Virtual Walking Tour

Join the Museum's African American Interpretive Fellow, Michael Idriss, for a virtual tour of the historic Mother Bethel AME Church in Philadelphia.
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Artisan Field Trip with Gunmaker Mitch Yates (Part 2)

Museum Gallery Interpretation Manager Tyler Putman catches up with gunmaker Mitch Yates to discuss Yates' progress on reproducing a rare 1775 John Christian Oerter rifle for the Museum.
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Founding Documents: Curating Constitutions with James F. Hrdlicka and Matthew Skic

In July 2021, James Hrdlicka and the Museum's Matthew Skic discussed the remarkable documents on loan from the Dorothy Tapper Goldman Foundation for our summer 2021 special exhibition Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today.
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Sergeant John Hawkins' Lost Pack Discovery Cart

Explore the contents of 2nd Canadian Regiment Sergeant John Hawkins' knapsack, which he lost on Sept. 11, 1777 at the Battle of Brandywine.
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Museum of the American Revolution

Meet the Figures: Oneida Nation Theater

At the Museum's Oneida Nation Theater, featuring six life-cast figures and a film, meet Oneida people in the midst of a debate about how they will engage in the Revolutionary War.
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