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Book cover for Captives of Liberty features a painting that depicts a Hessian soldier and a British redcoat leading a Continental soldier away as a prisoner.

Captives of Liberty

Read an excerpt from T. Cole Jones's book, Captives of Liberty: Prisoners of War and the Politics of Vengeance in the American Revolution.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

Veterans Day Weekend with the Museum

November 11-14, 2021
This Veterans Day and Veterans Day Weekend, join the Museum onsite and online in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

Presidents Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

February 18-20, 2023
Join us at the Museum to explore the life, leadership, and legacy of the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people who he interacted with.
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Winterthur Displaying Rare Flags from American Revolution on Flag Day

One of three extremely rare flags from the American Revolution, the Commander-in-Chief Flag will be on display June 14 at Winterthur with two additional standouts from the period: the 8th Virginia Regiment’s Grand Division (or Muhlenberg) Flag and the Forster Flag.
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Six Weeks Left to Experience “When Women Lost the Vote” Special Exhibition

Groundbreaking Special Exhibition is on View Through April 25
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A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution, May 27-29

This Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 27 - Monday, May 29, 2023, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the stories of the diverse range of men and women who served and sacrificed during the Revolutionary War and pay tribute those who continue to serve our nation today. Throughout the weekend, veterans, military, and Blue Star Families will receive free admission.
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Family of two looks at a Diorama in Revolution Place.

Explore Snowy Stories and Wintertime Scenes During a Revolutionary Winter Break, Dec. 26 – Jan. 2

Make historically inspired ornaments, enjoy wintery stories, meet Revolutionary Philadelphian James Forten through a new theatrical performance, and more during A Revolutionary Winter Break at the Museum of the American Revolution from Sunday, December 26, 2021 - Sunday, January 2, 2022.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Cassandra Good

Watch the Museum's archived video of Cassandra Good's March 2021 virtual discussion on her book, Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic.
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Mary Beth Norton presents at the Museum as part of the Read the Revolution Speaker Series.

Read the Revolution with Mary Beth Norton

Watch Dr. Mary Beth Norton's June 2023 lecture, "Gender and American Resistance to British Authority, 1765-1775: A Reassessment."
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This image depicts the book cover of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. The cover is tan and the text is written in black. In the center, there is a portrait of Hamilton from the chest up.

Curators' Book List on Alexander Hamilton

Read an excerpt from Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton that inspired the Broadway hit musical Hamilton: An American Musical.
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