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True Colours & Washington Standard Projects

Follow the process of recreating and the history behind the flags flown by 18th-century ships during the Revolutionary War as well as General George Washington's headquarters flag.
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Meet the Revolution

Learn more about our Meet the Revolution series of costumed living history programs that explore the voices, viewpoints, and experiences of the diverse people of the Revolutionary era.
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Force10 Sailmaking's Nahja Chimenti works on a sail in the family business's workshop.

From James Forten to Force 10, the Craft of Traditional Sailmaking Continues Today

Nahja Chimenti and Sean Bunting of Force 10 Sailmaking and Rigging reflect on their work, compare their workshop to the recreated sail loft that was in our Black Founders exhibit, and look at how James Forten's Revolutionary-era sailmaking work is similar to their own.
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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia

February 11 - November 26, 2023
Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia explored the story of James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to later become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War.
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Witness to Revolution Big Ideas

Explore these short framing essays to learn about the complexities of the Revolutionary era and other periods in American history through the story of General George Washington’s headquarters tent.
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Newly Acquired Portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor Officially Unveiled During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an event on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. to mark the official unveiling of a portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor, who fought with the Spanish Army during the Revolutionary War.
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Remembering Linda Eaton

We join with so many in the history community in mourning the loss of Linda Eaton.
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Margaretta Forten Sampler on display in Black Founders exhibit.
Courtesy of Marcus and Lorri Huey

SOLD OUT | Artisan Workshop: Make a Sampler

March 8, 15, 22, 2023 (3 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join us for this three-part virtual workshop to learn about 18th-century sewing and how to make your own embroidered sampler based on original examples on display in our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Revolutionary Gifts for Dads and Grads

No matter whether you're celebrating a recent grad or the father figure in your life, our Revolutionary gift guide is here with gift ideas for history buffs of any age.
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Meet James Forten First-Person Theatrical Performance

Abolition in Forten’s Age of Revolution and Antebellum

January 19, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free virtual workshop as we welcome Julie Winch, acclaimed author of A Gentleman of Color, to explore the roots of the American abolition movement through the lens of Black Revolutionary James Forten and his family.
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