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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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Citizenship Initiative

The Museum’s Citizenship Initiative supports immigrants pursuing American citizenship by helping them prepare for the United States naturalization test.
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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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Remember the Ladies Choral Premiere

"Remember the Ladies": A New Choral Work by Melissa Dunphy

In March 2021, composer Melissa Dunphy joined the Museum for the choral world premiere of “Remember the Ladies,” featuring Abigail Adams's famous letter set for an a cappella chorus, performed by PhilHarmonia.
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First Oval Office Project

Learn more about the Museum's handsewn, full-scale replica of General George Washington's mobile Revolutionary War headquarters tents.
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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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