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Museum Marks 155th Anniversary of Juneteenth Virtually, June 19

On Friday, June 19, the Museum will celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, a celebration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, and will explore the continuing struggle for equality.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women with a Mother’s Day Tea Featuring Special Guest Martha Washington, May 12

The Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate Revolutionary women with a Mother’s Day Tea, featuring special guest Martha Washington.
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This image shows the book cover of The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution by Robert Watson. The image shows a dark and stormy sky, over a rough sea with whitecapped waves, with a hint of sunlight towards the right-hand side.

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

This excerpt from Robert Watson weaves together details of the horrifying conditions experienced aboard the HMS Jersey during the American Revolutionary.
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Author and Historian William Hogeland to Discuss “Hamilton’s Hub” and the Legacy of the First Bank of the United States, October 18

William Hogeland Joins the Museum of the American Revolution to Discuss the First Bank of the United States, October 18
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series graphic featuring Frederike Baer's headshot and the cover of her book on Hessians.

Dr. Friederike Baer to Launch New Book “Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War” at the Museum, May 12

Event is Part of the Museum’s Read the Revolution Speaker Series
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This image shows the book cover of Battle of Paoli by Thomas McGuire. It is a painting of the battle with fire and smoke filling the air.

Battle of Paoli

Read an excerpt from Thomas J. McGuire's book, Battle of Paoli.
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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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