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Bring the Whole Family to the Museum this Thanksgiving Weekend for Ornament-Making, Holiday Shopping, and More, Nov. 25 – 27

This Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to kick off the holiday season with immersive exhibits and activities the whole family will enjoy, including ornament-making, pop-up talks, and discovery carts.
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Turnip-Carving Demos and More Festive Fun at the Museum During Halloween Weekend, Oct. 29-30

Festive Fun at the Museum of the American Revolution During Halloween Weekend, October 29-30
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Newly Acquired Portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor Officially Unveiled During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an event on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. to mark the official unveiling of a portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor, who fought with the Spanish Army during the Revolutionary War.
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The British Are Back! “Occupied Philadelphia” Living History Event Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Nov. 5-6

In the fall of 1777, Philadelphia was seized by the British and occupied for nine long months. The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate this little-known time in our city’s history as part of its annual living history event, Occupied Philadelphia, on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
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Groundbreaking Special Exhibition "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Opens in February 2023

A groundbreaking new special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, will bring together – for the first time in a major museum exhibition – more than 100 historical artifacts to tell the inspiring story of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and his family’s tireless pursuit of liberty and equality from the Revolutionary era through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
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Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling about Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution

Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day at the Museum with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling About Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution
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Give the Gift of the Revolution! Holiday Gift Ideas from the Museum

Gift Memberships, Any Day Tickets, and Unique Items from the Museum Shop
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“Winter Weekends” in December Feature Musical Performances, a Silhouette Artist, Ornament-Making, and More Festive Fun

Join Us during “Winter Weekends” in December for Musical Performances, Ornament-Making, and More Festive Fun
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The image shows the book cover of Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 by Mary Beth Norton. It is a blue cover with Mary’s name written in red font at the top of the image. The title of the book is written in white font in the middle of the image.

Liberty's Daughters

This excerpt from Mary Beth Norton tells the stories and struggles of the women who assumed enormous burdens as men left to fight the Revolutionary War
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This image shows the book cover of John Adams by David McCullough. John Adams is written in red font on the bottom of the cover and David’s name is written in white font at the top of the cover. The image is a portrait of John Adams.

John Adams

Read an excerpt from David McCullough about the Founding Fathers negotiating with the British as they begin talks to officially end the war.
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