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This image depicts the book cover of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restarting America’s Past edited by Rene Romano and Claire Potter. The book cover is tan, and the title of the book is written in black. There is a Revolutionary man, wearing black boots, blue pants, and a brown waist jacket. His left knee is bended, and the image cuts off around the man’s chest—his face is not visible. There are five roses scattered around his feet.

Historians on Hamilton

In her essay, Renee C. Romano looks at how Hamilton: An American Musical sparked surprising conversations and unexpected results
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Role of Cities Reading List

Reading List: The Role of Cities in the American Revolution

Check out nine suggested readings from our collection of Read the Revolution book excerpts addressing the role of cities in the American Revolution.
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Can We Memorialize Historical Figures Without Glorifying Atrocities? Museum Hosts Panel During Indigenous Peoples Celebration

This Columbus Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an Indigenous Peoples Celebration from Thursday, Oct. 4 – Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in partnership with the Oneida Indian Nation. The celebration of indigenous peoples and cultures will include performances by Oneida Indian Nation dancers, demonstrations by native craftspeople, and an evening panel discussion.
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This image depicts the book cover of Forging Freedom: The Formation of Philadelphia’s Black Community 1720-1840 by Gary Nash. It is a white cover with a sepia toned image of a Revolutionary era building with a door and windows on either side and three windows on the second floor. The top of the building is triangular. There are people walking down the street in front of the building.

Forging Freedom

Read this excerpt from Gary Nash that details generations of free blacks as they pursued a secure and dignified existence based on self-employment.
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French Musket Marked “UNITED STATES”

This musket is one of over 100,000 French arms imported into the United States during the Revolutionary War.
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Lela Sewell-Williams presents about Charlotte Vandine Forten at a Members Lunch and Learn event.

Black Founders Women & the Archives with Lela Sewell-Williams & Rebecca Shipman

Lela Sewell-Williams and Rebecca Shipman of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University joined the Museum to reflect on preserving the legacies of African American women in the archives
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This image depicts the book cover of Philadelphia: A 300 Year History edited by Russell Weigley.

Philadelphia

This excerpt from a multitude of authors shows how the events of 1776 led an uneasy population to shore up their defenses and eventually flee.
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2020 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture: Annette Gordon-Reed

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Annette Gordon-Reed joined the Museum in September 2020 for the third annual Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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Independence Ice Cream Social at the Museum of the American Revolution

Celebrate life, liberty and the pursuit of happy hour by kicking off your Fourth of July weekend festivities with an Independence Ice Cream Social hosted by the Museum of the American Revolution on Saturday, July 1 from 5 – 7 p.m.
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Richard St. George self-portrait

Self-portrait of Richard St. George Mansergh St. George

Richard St. George Mansergh St. George, an Irish veteran of the British Army, sketched this self-portrait as he struggled with the painful effects of a traumatic brain injury that he suffered during the Revolutionary War.
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