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Archaeological Excavation at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution Traces Philadelphia’s Transformation Since the 17th Century

As the Museum rises, it marks a new phase in the transformation of a site that has a history as long as the city itself.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Two New Board Members

At its April 13 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution elected two new members: David C. Darnell and Morris W. Offit.
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Best-Selling Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts to Discuss New Book on the Women of the Civil War, April 27

Proving the old adage that “behind every great man is a great woman,” best-selling author, journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts explored the lives of the wives, sisters, and female friends of the men leading America into — and through — the Civil War at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, April 27.
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Museum Curator to be Featured on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Scott Foley, April 10

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson lent his deep expertise in American history to the Sunday, April 10, edition of TLC’s acclaimed series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Free Admission to Furloughed Federal Workers and Families During Government Shutdown

The Museum offered free admission to furloughed federal workers and three guests throughout the remainder of the partial federal government shutdown.
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Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday this Presidents Day Weekend

In 2019, the Museum of the American Revolution celebrated Washington’s 287th birthday with festivities throughout Presidents Day Weekend.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project to Perform a Lyrical MLK Celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution, Jan. 19

Vocalists and musicians from the Philadelphia Jazz Project presented “We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration” at the Museum on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
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Launch Event for New Young Adult Book on Ona Judge, George Washington’s Runaway Slave, Jan. 13

A new young adult book on the life of Ona Judge, the enslaved woman who escaped from George and Martha Washington, marked its launch at the Museum.
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Learn 18th-Century Social Dances at A Winter’s Ball as Part of Museum’s “History After Hours” Event on Jan. 22

The event was a part of the Museum’s series of monthly History After Hours events which featured evening hours, special themed programs, and more.
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18 Memorable Museum Moments from 2018

The Museum marked its first full year in 2018 and it was a year of historic firsts! We welcomed more than 300,000 visitors from countries across the world.
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