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History Explorers Club: Mountains of Ice and Snow (Virtual)

December 16, 2020 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Join Museum staff as we recount the story of Henry Knox's December 1775 journey to Fort Ticonderoga in New York to bring cannons back to Boston.
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Artisan Workshop Make A Haversack

CANCELLED | Artisan Workshop: Make a Haversack

December 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join us for this in-person, beginner-level Artisan Workshop to learn “plain sewing” and create a Revolutionary soldier’s linen haversack, like a modern shoulder bag.
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image of red, which, and blue fabric, a white bonnet, scissors, thread, and other flag making tools.

AmRev Presents: Betsy Ross Beyond the Flag with American Repertory Theater

March 16, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join A.R.T. and the Museum for a virtual conversation on the life, legacy, and myths of Betsy Ross with author and historian Dr. Marla Miller and actor Lenne Klingaman (Waitress National Tour).
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History Explorers Club: It's Our Birthday!

April 17, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join in our family-friendly virtual birthday party for the Museum as we celebrate our fourth birthday and learn about our most famous object, General George Washington’s Headquarters Tent.
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SOLD OUT | 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award Gala

June 9, 2022 from 6-10 p.m.
This Museum is pleased to honor award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient of the Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award as well as Governor Edward G. Rendell as the inaugural Chairman's Award recipient.
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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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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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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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