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Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum

January 15-17, 2022
Join the Museum onsite and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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Millionth Visitor Jacob B. poses with costumed interpreters.

Thanks a Million! Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes One Millionth Visitor

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia welcomed its one millionth visitor in November 2021.
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This image depicts the book cover of Women of The Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America by Linda Kerber. The title of the book is written at the top of the page in white. The main title is written in front of a blue bar, while the subtitle is written in front of a red bar directly underneath. There is a painting of a rosy checked woman with a white dress and dark hair holding an American flag in her left hand and peering up to the right.

Women of the Republic

This excerpt from Linda Kerber explains the concept of "Republic Motherhood" during the Revolution and explores its lasting legacy on the American Republic
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This image depicts the book cover of The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the First of the Nation by Collin Calloway. The cover shows a portrait of a young General Washington on the right and a portrait of a Native American on the left. The Native American looks at the viewer while General Washington is looking at the Native American.

The Indian World of George Washington

This excerpt from Colin Calloway shows George Washington’s initial lack of understanding of Native allies and their impact on the nation’s founding
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Indigenous Experiences of the American Revolution

November 16, 2023, from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free professional development workshop led by guest facilitator Allyson Schettino of the New-York Historical Society, teachers will explore resources about the American Revolution from the Native American perspective.
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2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Museum of the American Revolution is proud to present the 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award to Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer
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Dr. Matthew Keagle of Fort Ticonderoga presents at the 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War.

Watch 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War Talks

Watch individual talks or full sessions from the 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War hosted by the Museum of the American Revoluton.
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Women’s Lives in Revolutionary America: A Teaching Exploration with Historian Karin Wulf

March 11, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will welcome author and historian Dr. Karin Wulf to discuss the lives of everyday women in Revolutionary America.
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True Colours maker Ruth Hodges shows a young girl a reproduction American flag she sewed for the project.

Revolutionary Makers & Artisans: A Living History Event

May 14, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & May 15, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join historical tradespeople at the Museum for hands-on activities and demonstrations of the skills and trades that made a Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum

February 19-21, 2022
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 made it possible over Presidents Day Weekend.
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