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First Oval Office Project at Somerset County's Journey Through the Past Weekend

October 8-9, 2022
Join the Museum at Somerset County Courthouse Green from Oct. 8-9 for Somerset County's 17th annual Journey Through the Past weekend, where we will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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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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American Revolutions

This excerpt from Alan Taylor strips away the rosy veneer associated with the American Revolution to reveal a violent civil war and a fragile new nation.
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Memories of War

In this excerpt, historian Thomas A. Chambers explores how people visited and commemorated battlefields between independence and the Civil War.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire by Andrew Oshaughnessy. The cover shows a British general on a white horse pointing with his right arm. There are two British soldiers looking up at him. There is a cannon in front of the horse, and, in the background, there is a countryside. There is smoke in the air as well.

The Men Who Lost America

Read an excerpt from Andrew O'Shaughnessy about the failings of ten British leaders whose actions shaped the outcome of the American Revolution.
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When Women Lost the Vote: Young Readers Edition

View a reading list of books for young readers inspired by our special exhibition, When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Cookie by Anne Byrn. There is a stack of peanut butter cookies and a glass of milk with straw. The milk and cookies are on a blue plate on a wooden table with a red background.

American Cookie

Read an excerpt from Anne Byrn's recipe book that journeys through America's most beloved sweet treats and historical confections.
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AmRev Quizzo: Symbols of Independence

July 1, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Join the Museum and featured guests from the American Civil War Museum for a lively competition with talks and trivia, free with advance registration.
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