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Liberty Virtual Tour at Battles Of 1776 Stop

New 360-Degree Virtual Tour of Special Exhibit “Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War” Now Available

With a newly launched virtual tour, people from across the globe can now experience a 360-degree walkthrough of the Museum of the American Revolution’s current special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Give the Gift of the Revolution! Holiday Gift Ideas from the Museum

It's the season of giving! Let the Museum of the American Revolution be your guide to all things giftable, from tickets to unforgettable experiences, and Museum Shop offerings like apparel, books, home décor, keepsakes, and more. Shop on site or online, any time to check everyone off your list this year while supporting the Museum in a meaningful way.
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This image shows the book cover of Rush: Revolution, Madness, and the Visionary Doctor who Became a Founding Father by Stephen Fried. The word “Rush” is written at the top of the cover. There is a portrait Of Benjamin Rush from the chest up and there is writing written over the book cover.

Rush

Read an excerpt from Stephen Fried's biography of Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence and surgeon-general in the Continental Army.
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This image shows the book cover of Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World by Maya Jasanoff. The image is a painting of Redcoats flying a British flag and a member of the Continental Army on the left-hand side.

Liberty's Exiles

This excerpt from Maya Jasanoff illustrates exiled loyalists' experience and what it meant as an American colonist returning to Great Britain after defeat
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Book cover for The Blind African Slave, Jeffrey Brace's Memoir, originally published in 1810 and Edited By Kari Winter

The Blind African Slave (originally 1810)

Read an excerpt from Kari Winter's 2004 edited edition of The Blind African Slave: Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace by Jeffrey Brace as told to Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq. (1810).
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Two ships on the cover of a took titled Rebels at Sea

Rebels at Sea

Read an excerpt from Eric Jay Dolin's book, Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution.
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Virtual Conversation with Author and Historian Dr. Jessica Millward Will Explore Freedom and Slavery for Women in Early America, Jan. 28

Author and historian Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum of the American Revolution virtually on Thursday, January 28 at 6 p.m. to discuss how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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Museum Announces Newly Expanded Positions in Education, Community Engagement and 250th Initiatives in the Lead-Up to 2026

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced two newly expanded roles within the organization in support of the Museum’s strategic commitment to education, engagement, and commemorating the 250th anniversary of our nation’s founding in 2026.
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Author and Historian Katharine Gerbner to Discuss Slavery in the Quaker World During the 17th Century

Dr. Katharine Gerbner will discuss the early history of slavery within the Quaker community and how it contributed to modern concepts of race.
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Revolutionary War Sword of Commodore John Barry on Display Beginning Sept. 13

The Revolutionary War sword of Commodore John Barry, considered a “Father of the U.S. Navy,” will return to Philadelphia for the first time since 1939 and will be on view at the Museum of the American Revolution beginning Sept. 13, 2023, which is celebrated as Commodore Barry Day.
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