Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries this February. Plan Your Visit

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Historical Timeline

Learn more about the history of Washington's War Tent from Revolutionary War battlefields to its permanent home at the Museum.
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Young Friends

Join a new generation to transform your relationship with our Revolutionary history and represent the next wave of Museum enthusiasts.
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Season of Independence Teacher Resources

Explore modular activities, worksheets, and more, aligned to national history standards, to help your students dig into the Season of Independence interactive.
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History After Hours

History After Hours offers extended evening, special themed programs, happy hour specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits.
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A museum curator places a photograph of Charlotte Vandine Forten in its case for display in Black Founders.

Forten Family Artifacts on Loan from Howard University in Black Founders Exhibit

Take a closer look at the Forten family artifacts that the Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center loaned to the Museum for our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Tribute Gift

Learn more about how tribute gifts offer a wonderful way to honor the history enthusiast in your life or memorialize your loved ones.
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Silhouette artist T.J. Steussy shows a young visitor his silhouette during Winter Weekends at the Museum.

Silhouette Art's Unique Connection to Revolutionary-era Philadelphia

Silhouette artist Ted Stuessy explores a brief history of the artform and its unique connection to the Peale Museum in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia.
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Black Founders Teacher Resources

Access modular activities and ready-made worksheets to help your students dig deeper into the lives and legacies of free Black Philadelphia, Revolutionary War privateer, and successfull businessman James Forten and his descendants.
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Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Lenfest Award is presented to recipients active in a broad range of fields such as history, education, film-making, writing, media and philanthropy.
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Black Founders Virtual Tour

Immerse yourself in 360-degree panoramic gallery images, high-resolution photos of the artifacts and documents, a guided audio tour, and music station to explore the story of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and his descendants.
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