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The Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents set up at Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.

First Oval Office Project at Fort Pitt Museum's 2024 Fourth at the Fort

July 4, 2024, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join the Museum at the Fort Pitt Museum in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Thursday, July 4, for their Fourth at the Fort event, where we will set up our First Oval Office Project
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Costumed living history interpreter Joel Anderson kneels to the right of the image wearing a blue and gold commander in chief's guard jacket and blacket and fur lined hat while talking to a young visitor at Morristown National Historical Park.

First Oval Office Project at Fort Ligonier

July 5-7, 2024
Join the Museum at Fort Ligonier outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., from July 5-7, when we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment.
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British red coats march past the Museum up Third Street as part of Occupied Philadelphia.

Occupied Philadelphia 2024

November 9-10, 2024
Join the Museum as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation of 1777-1778 with Occupied Philadelphia, our annual flagship living history event, in Old City.
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A Museum educator leads a group on a walking tour in the Museum's Old City neighborhood.

Member Morning: Revolutionary City Walking Tour

July 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to explore our Old City neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s on our Revolutionary City walking tour.
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Two white male adolescents, both standing at a wooden table, interact with a play tea set. The adolescent on the left is pretending to pour tea into a silver teacup from a silver teapot. The adolescent on the right has his hand on the teacup saucer. Both are dressed in Revolutionary-era outfits.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 26-28, 2021
Over Thanksgiving Weekend, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, make your own cookie molds for the holidays, and much more for the whole family.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Winter Break at the Museum

December 26, 2021 to January 2, 2022
Throughout Winter Break, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, and much more for the whole family.
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A Museum staff member views a painting in the Liberty exhibit

Art and Our Understanding of the Revolution

January 13, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators participating in this free workshop will learn about how imagery influences the way we think about the Revolution and how you can teach your own students to analyze artwork as part of their own investigations of the Revolutionary era.
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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Finding Freedom Online Interactive and Virtual Resources Orientation

January 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop will discover the features of the Museum's Finding Freedom online interactive and explore opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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A guest views a painting in the Liberty Exhibit.

Young Friends Tour of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War

March 26, 2022 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Young Friends of the Museum are invited for a free guided tour of our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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A painting hangs above a display case of corresponding artifacts in the Liberty exhibit.

Historical Art and Objects as Teaching Tools

November 17, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop as we examine paintings of historical events alongside objects from our special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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