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Image 121120 16x9 Storytime Equalitys Call Diesen

Virtual Storytime: Equality's Call by Deborah Diesen

Watch as the Museum's Rebecca Franco, Family Programs Manager, reads aloud Equality's Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America, written by Deborah Diesen and illustrated by Magdalena Mora, with permission from Beach Lane Books/Simon and Schuster.
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Etch Your Own Powder Horn Craft

Find inspiration from powder horns in the Museum's collection and etch your own like those carried by Revolutionary War soldiers.
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Play Whist, a Revolutionary Card Game

Try your hand at Whist, one of the most popular card games of the 1700s, a four-player card game that people played in taverns and around campfires during the Revolutionary War.
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Virtual Storytime: Saving the Liberty Bell by Megan McDonald

Watch as the Museum's Rebecca Franco, Family Programs Manager, reads aloud Saving the Liberty Bell, written by Megan McDonald and illustrated by Marsha Gray Carrington, with permission from Atheneum Books/Simon and Schuster.
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Living History at Home: Roasting a Pumpkin

Watch Tyler Putman, Gallery Interpretation Manager at the Museum, demonstrate how to cook a pumpkin, inspired by Joseph Plumb Martin's words.
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Shine Your Light With Our Punched Tin Craft

Make your own punched tin at home using aluminum foil, cardboard, and a simple pattern with the Museum's instructions.
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Paul McClintock, Bookbinder

Artisan Field Trip with Bookbinder Paul McClintock

Paul McClintock joins Museum Gallery Interpretation Manager Tyler Putman to discuss his work as a bookbinder using historical techniques.
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Make Your Own Whirligig Craft

Download full printable instructions to make your own whirligig with supplies from around your home and take it for a spin.
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George Washington's Whiskey Cake

A Recipe for a Revolutionary Birthday

Download the recipes for a "whisky cake" favored by George Washington as well as a rum shrub cocktail for your next celebration.
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Remembering the First Shot of the Revolutionary War

April 19, 2020 marked the 245th anniversary of the first shot of the Revolutionary War – later called the “shot heard round the world” – at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts.
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