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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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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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Making the Revolution Relevant (Virtual)

December 10, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers will use our Virtual Museum Tour to develop classroom-focused ideas for meaningfully tying the Revolution to the present day.
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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Deborah and Eve (Virtual)

December 16, 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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