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100820 Image Pocket Artisan Workshop

Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make a Pocket (Virtual)

November 17, 18, & 19 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Learn how women made and wore pockets and create your own using historically accurate materials and techniques in this three-night virtual workshop.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum

November 11-15, 2020
Honor America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today over Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with LTC Seanegan P. Sculley

November 12, 2020 from 6-7:15 p.m.
LTC Seanegan P. Sculley will discuss his book Contest for Liberty: Military Leadership in the Continental Army, 1775-1783 during Veterans Day Weekend.
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Image 101320 Joseph Plumb Martin Jpm Performance 1088bsa07688

NOW VIRTUAL | Thanksgiving Weekend with the Museum

November 27-29, 2020
Join the Museum online over Thanksgiving weekend for free make-at-home crafts, colonial cooking demonstrations, and more.
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History Explorers Club: Native American History Month (Virtual)

November 18, 2020 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Join in as Museum staff virtually meet with special guests from Ganondagun State Historic Site to learn about traditional Haudenosaunee storytelling and hear select tales from their team of trained storytellers.
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History Explorers Club: Mountains of Ice and Snow (Virtual)

December 16, 2020 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Join Museum staff as we recount the story of Henry Knox's December 1775 journey to Fort Ticonderoga in New York to bring cannons back to Boston.
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A Revolutionary Virtual Winter Break

December 26, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Cozy up at home for unexpected stories and virtual experiences for the whole family during winter break with the Museum.
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Elizabeth "Betty" Dorn's short gown
Monmouth County Historical Society, Freehold, NJ. Gift of Mrs. Charles G. Bennet and Miss Louise Hartshorne, 1935

SOLD OUT | Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make Elizabeth Dorn’s Gown (Virtual)

February 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This four-week virtual workshop will introduce participants to fashion history and how to make your own short gown based on Elizabeth “Betty” Dorn’s short gown.
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A watercolor depicts London, a person of African descent, with his trumpet lowered in his right hand. He is looking over his left shoulder toward a hill. On top of the hill, there is a fire and smoke. Running toward the hill are four British soldiers with their rifles pointed.

Finding Freedom Orientation & Case Study: London & Andrew (Virtual)

December 2, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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The New Jersey Exception in Six Documents (Virtual)

December 8, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers will analyze primary sources and their historical contexts from our special exhibit, When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807.
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