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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story

October 2, 2020 - April 25, 2021
In the special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776 – 1807, the Museum explores the little-known history of the nation’s first women voters and examine the political conflicts that led to their voting rights being stripped away.
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Image 092120 Wooden Canteen Ustates Collection 200300 0033 2

Wooden Canteen Marked "USTATES"

Take a closer look at an extremely rare wooden soldier’s canteen marked “USTATES,” indicating Continental Army usage.
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Image 091120 William Waller Powder Horn Collection 1775 Wallerpowderhorn

William Waller's Powder Horn

This powder horn was carried by Virginia rifleman William Waller and is etched with the slogan "LIBERTY or DEATH."
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Image 091120 General George Washington Standard Flag Collection Washington Headquarters Flag 72

Washington's Headquarters Flag

Believed the be the earliest surviving 13-star American flag, Washington's Standard marked his presence throughout the war.
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Image 091120 George Washington Mantel Clock Collection Washingtonmantelclock

Washington Mantel Clock

A French artisan produced a small number of mantel clocks for export to the American market following George Washington’s death in December 1799.
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Musket Made by Thomas Palmer

Musket Made by Thomas Palmer

This musket, made by Philadelphia gunsmith Thomas Palmer, is believed to have been one of the forty muskets ordered by George Washington in January 1775.
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Image 091120 16x9 Success City Boston Mug Collection Boston Mug

"Success to Boston" Mug

Inscribed “Success to ye city of Boston, Liberty For Ever” with a fantastical townscape, this English mug evokes the early years of the American Revolution.
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Image 091120 Samuel Dudley Powder Horn Collection Samueldudleyspowderhorn

Samuel Dudley's Powder Horn

This charming powder horn was decorated for a New England soldier Samuel Dudley serving in Warwick, Rhode Island, in December 1777.
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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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Image 091120 George Washington Camp Cups Silver Camp Cups

George Washington's Camp Cups

These cups were part of George Washington's camp equipment during the Revolutionary War. They were made in August 1777 by a silversmith in Philadelphia.
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