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Drittes Regiment Garde Engraving
Carl, J.H., "Drittes Regiment Garde" (1784). Prints, Drawings and Watercolors from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.

History Explorers Club: Unboxing the Hessians

December 18, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn who the Hessians were and what role these German soldiers played in the Revolutionary War and during the 10 Crucial Days at our family-friendly December History Explorers Club.
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Making the Revolution Relevant

October 14, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Using the Museum’s Virtual Museum Tour as a core resource, and drawing on current events, participants in this workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion with their peers and museum staff to come up with classroom-focused ideas for meaningfully tying the Revolution to the present day.
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An actor depicting James Forten. He has a rope and is wearing a hat. He is glancing away from the camera

James Forten: Growing up in the Revolution

October 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
What was it like to grow up during the Revolution? Join Museum educators as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he – and other children and teens – experienced this turbulent time.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

Veterans Day Weekend with the Museum

November 11-14, 2021
This Veterans Day and Veterans Day Weekend, join the Museum onsite and online in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

October 26, 2021 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Dr. Gordon S. Wood joins the Museum for a hybrid onsite and online event as part of our 2021-22 Read the Revolution Speaker Series with a discussion on his new book, Power and Liberty.
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Indigenous Peoples Weekend with the Museum

October 9-11, 2021
Join us at the Museum and online to explore stories about Native Americans and the American Revolution, as part of Indigenous Peoples Weekend.
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Image 092120 Charles Willson James Peale Peale Brothers Tableau

Living History: Meet the Philadelphia Associators

December 4, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join Peale's Company of the Philadelphia Associators at the Museum as they muster to defend the Revolution in its darkest hour.
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MoAR Carved Pumpkins

Halloween Weekend with the Museum

October 30-31, 2021
This Halloween weekend, join the Museum for family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demos, Revolutionary jack-o-lantern stencils, and more.
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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

December 15, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop as we encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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Occuppied Philadelphia Redcoat

An Evening with Occupied Philadelphia: His Royal Majesty’s Quizzo and Lantern Tour

November 5 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Young Friends and Museum Circle members are invited to join for a festive evening to kick off Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum’s annual living history weekend that recreates Philadelphia’s occupation by British troops in 1777-78 with neighborhood walking tours and family-friendly activities.
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