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Play Whist, a Revolutionary Card Game

Try your hand at Whist, one of the most popular card games of the 1700s, a four-player card game that people played in taverns and around campfires during the Revolutionary War.
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Virtual Storytime: Saving the Liberty Bell by Megan McDonald

Watch as the Museum's Rebecca Franco, Family Programs Manager, reads aloud Saving the Liberty Bell, written by Megan McDonald and illustrated by Marsha Gray Carrington, with permission from Atheneum Books/Simon and Schuster.
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Living History at Home: Roasting a Pumpkin

Watch Tyler Putman, Gallery Interpretation Manager at the Museum, demonstrate how to cook a pumpkin, inspired by Joseph Plumb Martin's words.
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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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Shine Your Light With Our Punched Tin Craft

Make your own punched tin at home using aluminum foil, cardboard, and a simple pattern with the Museum's instructions.
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George Washington's Whiskey Cake

A Recipe for a Revolutionary Birthday

Download the recipes for a "whisky cake" favored by George Washington as well as a rum shrub cocktail for your next celebration.
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Remembering the First Shot of the Revolutionary War

April 19, 2020 marked the 245th anniversary of the first shot of the Revolutionary War – later called the “shot heard round the world” – at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts.
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Making the Museum: Washington's War Tent

The Museum opened in April 2017, but its collection has been in the making for more than a century. Learn more about the "rockstar" of our collection, General George Washington's headquarters tent.
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Finding Freedom Primary Sources

Muster rolls, pension records, letters, and more – these are a selection of the documents that informed our storytelling.
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Coloring Book Pages

Color the Museum's collection and more with free coloring book pages to download and print from home.
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The History of Washington's Headquarters Tent

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