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Andrew Roberts on The Last King of America

Historian and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Andrew Roberts joined the Museum of the American Revolution in February 2022 for a talk on his latest book, The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III.
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Meet the Revolution: Kalela Williams

Historical interpreter Kalela Williams discusses the character she portrays – an African American teacher in Philadelphia in the 1790s.
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Meet the Revolution: Noah Lewis

Historical interpreter Noah Lewis discusses his portrayal of Edward "Ned" Hector, a free African American man and soldier who fought in the Revolutionary War.
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World Affairs and the Enduring Revolution: Women’s Rights

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and the Museum of the American Revolution presented a panel discussion examining women's rights from the 1770s to today.
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Making a Bonnin and Morris Pickle Stand

Internationally recognized ceramicist Michelle Erickson recreates an early American porcelain masterwork known as a Bonnin and Morris pickle stand.
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Holly Mayer discusses her book, Congress's Own, at the Museum of the American Revolution.

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Holly Mayer

Watch Dr. Holly A. Mayer's September 2021 discussion on her book, Congress’s Own: A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union.
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An aerial view of George Washington's Mount Vernon and greenery to the right and blue Potomac River to the left.
Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

Travel with the Museum

Learn more about exclusive travel opportunities for Revolution Society and George Washington Council members.
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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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Balliol College Partnership on Teaching Slavery in the Age of Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution and Balliol College (University of Oxford, U.K.) offered a multi-year teacher professional development program to support educators in the United States and United Kingdom in teaching the significance and impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
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Rhonda Brace (left), a descendent of Jeffrey Brace, who was enslaved during the Revolutionary era, found freedom, and wrote a memoir in 1810, which was republished in 2004 by Kari Winter (right).

Read the Revolution with Kari Winter featuring Rhonda Brace

Watch Dr. Kari J. Winter's February 2022 discussion about her 2004 edited edition of The Blind African Slave: Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace by Jeffrey Brace as told to Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq. (1810).
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