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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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Friederike Baer presents from a podium about her book Hessians as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.

Read the Revolution with Friederike Baer

Watch Dr. Friederike Baer's May 2022 discussion on her new book, Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.
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Member FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Museum's membership opportunities.
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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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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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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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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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