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Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier

September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020
Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier followed the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and the Irish Revolution of 1798.
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Traveling Lecture Program

Join a museum educator for an illuminating talk designed to take place at your location. Choose from six exciting topics that will pique your audience’s interest in the Revolutionary Era.
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Remember the Ladies Choral Premiere

"Remember the Ladies": The World Premiere of a New Choral Work by Dr. Melissa Dunphy

March 25, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join the Museum and PhilHarmonia for the premiere of Dr. Melissa Dunphy's new choral work, "Remember the Ladies," inspired by Abigail Adams's famous letter, followed by a panel discussion.
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A family of four looks at the exhibit family guide for Liberty.

Spring Break at the Museum

April 9-24, 2022
Explore life on land and at sea during the Revolutionary War throughout Spring Break at the Museum with family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and stories to learn more about the lives of soldiers and privateers.
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A Museum educator shows a replica flag to a group of school students aboard the sloop in the Museum's core exhibition.

Spring Break 2024 at the Museum

March 23-April 7, 2024
March into spring break at the Museum to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibition, neighborhood walking tours, family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and more for guests of all ages.
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A New Constellation: A Collection of Historic 13-Star Flags

June 14 - July 21, 2019
Learn more about the limited-run exhibit that featured a display of 40 rare, historic 13-star flags.
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Diamond Eagle of the Society of the Cincinnati

December 6, 2017 - March 4, 2018
The Museum displayed a priceless Diamond Eagle of the Society of the Cincinnati worn by George Washington in Philadelphia for the first time.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

A New Nation

Core Exhibition
What kind of nation did the Revolution create? The Revolutionaries succeeded in gaining independence, but then came the immense task of creating a nation founded on the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
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Staff members from the Museum of the American Revolution and Colonial Williamsburg work on sewing the Museum's replica of George Washington's headquarters tent

Real and Replica: Constructing The First Oval Office Project

Learn more about the Museum's partnership with The Historic Trades Department at The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation to reproduce elements of Washington’s War Tent.
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This image depicts the book cover of Congress's Own: A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union by Holly A. Mayer. The top of the image is a map of Canada. The title of the book is written in red in a box, mostly covering the map. The bottom half is a white background with a painting of a soldier marching and playing a drum.

Congress's Own

Read an excerpt from Holly Mayer's new book, Congress's Own: A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union.
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