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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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The Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents set up at Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.

First Oval Office Project at Valley Forge National Historical Park's March-In Commemoration

December 19, 2023, from 6-8 p.m.
Join the Museum at Valley Forge National Historical Park for their commemoration of the 1777 arrival of the Continental Army in Valley Forge, where we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment.
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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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The New Jersey Exception in Six Documents (Virtual)

December 8, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers will analyze primary sources and their historical contexts from our special exhibit, When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807.
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The Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents set up at Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.

First Oval Office Project at the 2023 Revolutionary Germantown Festival

October 7, 2023, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join the Museum at Cliveden for the Revolutionary Germantown Festival where we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Holly Mayer September 2021

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Holly Mayer

September 30, 2021 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Dr. Holly A. Mayer joins the Museum for a hybrid onsite and online event to kick off our 2021-22 Read the Revolution Speaker Series with a discussion on her new book, Congress's Own.
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