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Explore the Life and Legacy of George Washington and the Diverse People of His 18th-Century World during Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 18-20

During Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution, Saturday, Feb. 18 through Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, explore the life, leadership, and legacy of our nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people with whom he interacted. Through hands-on demonstrations, discovery carts, pop-up talks, crafts, and more, discover lesser-known stories from Washington’s 18th-century world.
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Museum of the American Revolution Honors America’s First Fallen Soldiers during Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution pays tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution, and celebrates the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations.
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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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2020 Lonae A. Moore Memorial Forum

Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust's Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum

February 12, 2022 from 1-3:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Museum, Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the fifth annual Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding."
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In the News: Stolen Artifacts Returned to Local Museums in Repatriation Ceremony at the Museum

On Friday, Dec. 17, stolen artifacts were returned to their rightful owners — six museums from the Philadelphia region— in a repatriation ceremony at the Museum held by the Philadelphia Division of the FBI Art Crime Team.
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In the News: FBI Returns Stolen Artifacts During Repatriation Ceremony at the Museum

Decades after the thefts, 50 recently recoved artifacts were returned to local museums and historical societies during an FBI repatriation ceremony at the Museum.
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Read the Revolution event graphic featuring book covers for John Barry and Give Me A Fast ship alongside a headshot of author Tim McGrath.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Tim McGrath

November 15, 2023, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Join author and avid sailor Tim McGrath at the Museum for a special presentation, “’What Think You of an American Fleet?’: The Rise and Fall of the Continental Navy,” to kickoff the Museum's 2023-24 Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
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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 at the Museum

June 18-20, 2022
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 end of slavery in the United States.
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Explore Protest and Patriotism During Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 15-17

During Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, pay tribute to the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, January 15 – Monday, January 17, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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