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Celebrating Five Years of Making History

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia celebrates its five-year anniversary in April 2022.
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Deborah Sampson Unveiled Panel

Deborah Sampson Unveiled: A Virtual Conversation

April 7, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Explore 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 featuring A.R.T.'s Sarah Schofield-Mansur as moderator, 1776 costume designer Emilio Sosa, author and Sampson descendent Alex Myers, and the Museum's Tyler Putman.
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Washington College Semans Griswold Environmental Hall
Washington College

AmRev Presents: Set Sail with the True Colours Flag Project

August 10, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Join the Museum as we take our True Colours Flag Project to the waterfront of Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland in partnership with the Center for Environment & Society at Washington College.
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Costumed living history interpreter Joel Anderson kneels to the right of the image wearing a blue and gold commander in chief's guard jacket and blacket and fur lined hat while talking to a young visitor at Morristown National Historical Park.

First Oval Office Project at Fort Ligonier

July 5-7, 2024
Join the Museum at Fort Ligonier outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., from July 5-7, when we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment.
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Family of two looks at a Diorama in Revolution Place.

Father's Day Weekend: Revolution in Miniatures Presented by the Artist Preservation Group

June 18-19, 2022
During Father’s Day Weekend at the Museum, visitors can explore displays of miniature figures and scenes from the Revolutionary era created by approximately 50 painters and sculptors.
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A British costumed living history interpreter shows a young boy how to drum on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

History Explorer Meet-Up: 2023 Occupied Philadelphia

October 28, 2023, at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour designed for children, join us to explore Occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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This image depicts the book cover of George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. There is a portrait of Gorge Washington. The right side of the portrait runs off the left side of the book cover, so only the left side of his body is visible.

The Secret Six

This excerpt from authors Kilmeade and Yaeger shows George Washington's use of intelligence and counterintelligence, including Culper Spy Ring
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I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott

I, Eliza Hamilton

Read an excerpt from Susan Holloway Scott's work of historical fiction about Eliza Schuyler, wife of Alexander Hamilton, during the Revolutionary War.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Insurgents American Patriots: The Revolution of the People by T.H. Breen. The book cover is a painting of a Revolutionary battle with smoke clouds filling the air.

American Insurgents, American Patriots

Read an excerpt from TH Breen that traces the rise of everyday patriots who used pressure at the local level to create a shared American sense of purpose.
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Rum Punch and Revolution

This excerpt from Peter Thompson highlights the changing culture surrounding taverns and political life on the eve of the American Revolution
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