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Museum of the American Revolution Hosts Grand Opening Gala with Featured Speaker NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw

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Highlights from the Museum of the American Revolution’s First Three Years

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Labor Day Weekend Marks the Last Chance to See "Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War" Special Exhibition

Labor Day Weekend marks the last chance to see the special exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Sail into Spring at the Museum Every Weekend in April

Sail into spring weekends at the Museum of the American Revolution every Saturday and Sunday in April and explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War. Discover the lives of privateers, sailors in the Continental Navy, and other seafarers through in-gallery talks, hands-on crafts, walking tours, and more.
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This image shows the book cover of From Slaves to Soldiers: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution by Robert Geake. There is a blue border around the book cover. The subtitle is written in blue at the top of the cover the main title is written in black in the center. On the right-hand side there is an illustration of a solder of African descent holding a rifle in his right hand.

From Slaves to Soldiers

This excerpt from Robert Geake highlights the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, an integrated unit composed of African American, Native American and white soldiers
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Never Caught

Read an excerpt from Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve's young reader adaptation of the story of runaway slave Ona Judge.
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Never Caught

This excerpt from Erica Armstrong Dunbar examines the growth of anti-slavery sentiment in Philadelphia during the 1780s and 1790s.
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This image shows the book cover of Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776 by Patrick Spero. The image is a drawing of Native Americans and white explorers. The focal point is a Native American smoking a long pip. He is bending on his right knee. He is surrounded by other Native Americans and white explorers.

Frontier Rebels

Read an excerpt from Patrick Spero's book, Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, 1765-1776.
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Book cover for David Hackett Fischer's award-winning book Washington's Crossing.

Washington's Crossing

Read an excerpt from David Hackett Fischer's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Washington's Crossing.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

Juneteenth with the Museum

June 17-21, 2021
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
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