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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Finding Freedom Online Interactive and Virtual Resources Orientation

January 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop will discover the features of the Museum's Finding Freedom online interactive and explore opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence by Pauline Maier. The cover is white. The American Scripture text and the author’s name are written in red. The Making the Declaration text is written in blue. And the top lines of the Declaration are written in a faded font with July 4, 1776, and United States of America being clearly visible.

American Scripture

Read an excerpt of Pauline Maier where she provides a glimpse into the creation of a radical rethinking that led to America's experiment in democracy.
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A watercolor depicts Jack, a person of African descent, crouching down with a rifle in his right hand. His left hand is lying on a rock and he is overlooking the countryside.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Jack (Virtual)

January 21, 2021 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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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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Andrew Roberts headshot and Last King Of America Book
Headshot by Anna Kunst

Andrew Roberts on The Last King of America

Historian and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Andrew Roberts joined the Museum of the American Revolution in February 2022 for a talk on his latest book, The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III.
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Meet the Revolution: Kalela Williams

Historical interpreter Kalela Williams discusses the character she portrays – an African American teacher in Philadelphia in the 1790s.
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Meet the Revolution: Noah Lewis

Historical interpreter Noah Lewis discusses his portrayal of Edward "Ned" Hector, a free African American man and soldier who fought in the Revolutionary War.
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Book cover for Feeding Washington's Army by Ricardo A. Herrera featuring an image of Harrington Fitzgerald's painting Valley Forge Winter.

Feeding Washington's Army

Read an excerpt from Ricardo A. Herrera's book, Feeding Washington's Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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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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