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A visitor looks at the When Women Lost the Vote tableau featuring two white women and a woman of color voting in New Jersey in 1811.

Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Gallery Talk

August 6, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 30-minute gallery talk exploring the roles of Revolutionary-era women on the homefront and on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

Member Morning: Witness to Revolution Special Exhibit Tour

March 3, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a tour of our newest special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent.
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Success to the Triphena Punch Bowl

Member Morning: A Revolutionary City Talk

January 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 45-minute talk that explores Revolutionary Philadelphia through the journey of a punch bowl uncovered in an archaeological dig on the site of the Museum.
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British Musket

British Musket

This British musket was made following a pattern developed in 1756 and is marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot.
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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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West of the Revolution by Claudio Saunt

West of the Revolution

Read this excerpt from Claudio Saunt to learn about an ambitious, yet illegal under British law, land scheme to settle a fourteenth colony on the West Coast.
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Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Lecture

May 12, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a 45-minute talk to learn about how the Revolutionary War offered new opportunities for women from all backgrounds.
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The image shows the book cover of Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World by Maya Jasanoff. The cover is written in red font and the subtitle is written in blue font. There are three circular portraits. On the left is a portrait of a woman, the middle there is a portrait of a Native American, and on the right is a portrait of a gentleman in a red coat.

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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A collection of books featured in the Museum's 2023 summer reading list for young readers.

Summer Reading List: 2023 Young Readers Edition

See our summer reading list of Revolutionary books that will encourage young readers to explore the past and the people who shaped it.
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Summer 2017 Reading List

Check out the 45 titles featured in our summer 2017 reading list for children and young adults.
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