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Members of the US Navy Band Northeast quintet holding their instruments while dressed in uniform.
courtesy of Navy Band Northeast

U.S. Navy Band Northeast Performance and Ceremony in Honor of Commodore John Barry

October 15, 2023, from 12-12:30 p.m.
During Philadelphia’s celebration of Navy Week, join us on the Museum’s outdoor plaza for a special performance and ceremony in honor of Commodore John Barry
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This image shows the book cover of Revolutionary Mothers: Women is the Struggle for America’s Independence by Carol Berkin. Carol’s name is written with a red background on the bottom. Revolutionary Mother’s is written in blue against a mustard yellow background. And the top of the image is a painting of a woman in a dark red and gold dress holding a rifle and peering out a front door to a Revolutionary battle. There is a white house on fire and Redcoats on horseback.

Revolutionary Mothers

This excerpt from Carol Berkin shows that while women different experiences of the American Revolution, they each played a unique role in its efforts.
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Cover for Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word by Sarah Jane Marsh.

Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word

Read an excerpt from Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word, written by Sarah Jane Marsh and illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham.
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2022 Conference On Collecting The Revolutionary War Event Graphic featuring a wallet, powder horn, and a map.

Reading List: Authors Featured at 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

Read a selection of excerpts from books written by 2022 Conference on Collecting the American Revolution presenters.
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First Lady Of Letters Book Cover by Sheila Skemp

First Lady of Letters

Read an excerpt from Sheila L. Skemp's book, First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence.
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Deborah Sampson Unveiled Panel

Deborah Sampson Unveiled: A Virtual Conversation

In April 2021, costume designer Emilio Sosa, author and Sampson descendent Alex Myers, and the Museum's Tyler Putman's explored the life and dress of Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War, in a discussion co-presented by American Repertory Theater.
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First Oval Office Project Programs & Events

Learn more about the Museum's First Oval Office Project programs and outreach since 2013.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

October 26, 2021 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Dr. Gordon S. Wood joins the Museum for a hybrid onsite and online event as part of our 2021-22 Read the Revolution Speaker Series with a discussion on his new book, Power and Liberty.
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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Deborah and Eve (Virtual)

December 16, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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The Museum's first oval office project set up at Newport Historical Society with four costumed living history interpreters and one Museum staff member in a navy blue museum polo.

First Oval Office Project at Green-Wood Cemetery's Battle of Brooklyn Commemoration

August 27, 2023, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Museum at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, for their Battle of Brooklyn and the Meaning of Freedom event.
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