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Image 091120 16x9 Revolutionary Drum Collection Drum

American Military Drum

This rare American-made military drum dates to 1740. It is believed to be the second oldest dated American drum in existence.
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Thomas Noyes's Pocketbook

Thomas Noyes's Pocketbook

This decoratively stitched pocketbook Thomas Noyes III or his son, also named Thomas, who both served in the Massachusetts militia during the Revolutionary War.
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Cash Pallentine's Continental Army Discharge

Cash Pallentine's Continental Army Discharge

Cash Pallentine, who served in the Continental Army from 1777 through the end of the war, was among hundreds of African Americans who served in Connecticut regiments during the Revolution.
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Diary With Chest Credit Moar

In The News: John Claypoole's Diary Donated to the Museum

Look back at featured news clips from the donation — and subsequent family reunion — of the Revolutionary War diary of John Claypoole, which documents his experiences as a prisoner of war, to the Museum.
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Gary Nash Historian

Remembering Gary Nash

We join with so many in the history community to remember Dr. Gary Nash, a founding member of the Museum’s board of scholars during the early planning phase of the project.
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A photo of Linda Eaton

Remembering Linda Eaton

We join with so many in the history community in mourning the loss of Linda Eaton.
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Brave Men as Ever Fought painting unveiling
Museum of the American Revolution, Funded by the National Park Service Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

Unveiling New "Brave Men as Ever Fought" Painting by Don Troiani at AAMP

On Sept. 2, 2021, we unveiled a new painting by renowned historical artist Don Troiani titled "Brave Men as Ever Fought" at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.
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Liberty Exhibit Tactile Painting by Clovernook

In The News: Tactile Paintings for Guests with Visual Disabilities in Liberty Exhibit

Learn more about the tactile paintings created and donated by the Clovernook Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired for our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Gratz Family Case at the Museum

Now on View: Gratz Family Artifacts Exploring American Jewish Life in Philadelphia

Learn more about the recently installed case full of artifacts related to faithful founders Barnard and Michael Gratz to explore American Jewish life in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia.
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Millionth Visitor Jacob B. poses with costumed interpreters.

Thanks a Million! Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes One Millionth Visitor

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia welcomed its one millionth visitor in November 2021.
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