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Explore the Stories of Unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum and Online During Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries with the Museum this February.
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Celebrate Black History Month at the Museum with Onsite and Online Offerings for All Ages this February

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum of the American Revolution this February.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

"Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Special Exhibition Officially Opens Feb. 11, During Black History Month

The Museum of the American Revolution’s groundbreaking new special exhibition, "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia," will officially open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, during Black History Month.
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Join Us Online for “Meet James Forten” Performance and Discussion on Feb. 10, During Black History Month

As part of the Museum of the American Revolution’s Black History Month celebration, explore the life and legacy of James Forten, a free Black Philadelphian, Revolutionary War privateer, and stalwart abolitionist with the Museum’s newest first-person theatrical performance “Meet James Forten” on Thursday, February 10, 2022, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
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Two young visitors have their photo taken while sitting on the Rising Sun chair.

Celebrate Black History Month with “Black Founders” Exhibit Opening and Special Events for All Ages this February

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum of the American Revolution this February. Through a groundbreaking new special exhibition, an engaging forum on race, powerful theatrical performances, and more, visitors can experience a more inclusive – and thus, more accurate – history of our nation’s founding.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

Explore Stories of Unsung Revolutionaries During Black History Month at the Museum

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum of the American Revolution this February. Through the opening of a new special exhibition, an engaging forum on race, theatrical performances, and more, visitors can experience a more inclusive – and thus, more accurate – history of our nation’s founding. A highlight of the month will be the grand opening of the Museum’s newest special exhibition, "Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent," which opens Saturday, Feb. 17.
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Virtual Forum on Racial Understanding Hosted in Partnership with the Dennis Farm During Black History Month, Feb. 20

Event Marks the Fourth Annual Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum
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Discover Black Voters in Early New Jersey with Virtual Event, Feb. 25

Local “History Detectives” Will Join Museum Curators for a Discussion on Recovering Lost Black History During Black History Month
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Nastassia Parker as Ona Judge

Who Was Ona Judge? Virtual Kids Club Explores Her Life and Daring Escape to Freedom

Part of The Museum’s Black History Month Celebration this February
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Melissa Dunphy

Virtual Premiere of New Choral Work “Remember the Ladies” Performed by 40-Voice PhilHarmonia Choir, March 25

Part of the Museum’s Women’s History Month Celebration this March
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