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Musket Made by Thomas Palmer

Musket Made by Thomas Palmer

This musket, made by Philadelphia gunsmith Thomas Palmer, is believed to have been one of the forty muskets ordered by George Washington in January 1775.
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Gift of Dr. Marion T. Lane

Phillis Wheatley's Poetry

This original copy of Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, published in 1773, was written by Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American author.
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Jeff Fusco

Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

December 15, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop as we encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

The Road to Independence

Core Exhibition
How did people become Revolutionaries? Discover how the American Colonists – most of them content and even proud British subjects – became Revolutionaries as the roots of rebellion took hold.
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"Boston Massacre, March 5th, 1770" by John H. Bufford
Boston Athenaeum

Boston Massacre and Propaganda: Changing Depictions of Crispus Attucks

Depictions of the Boston Massacre, the chaotic melee on March 5, 1770 that left five Bostonians dead, including Crispus Attucks, offer a glimpse into the blurred lines between reality and propaganda.
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Unit 6: Soldiers of African Descent in the Revolutionary War

This unit is to help students learn more about soldiers of African descent and their wartime experiences as well as how the war created both challenges and opportunities for these individuals.
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Among His Troops

Read an excerpt from the Museum of the American Revolution's Among His Troops Coffee Table Catalog.
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This image depicts the book cover of Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family by Sara Georgini. The cover is a colored photograph inside a church facing the front with wooden pews to the left and right. At the top of the cover are six individual black and white portraits of the Adams family, starting with President John Adams on the left-hand side.

Household Gods

Read an excerpt from Sara Georgini's book, Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family.
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Hessians German Soldiers American Revolutionary War by Friederike Baer book cover.

Hessians

Read an excerpt of Friederike Baer's new book, Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.
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Image 120220 Collections Portrait Of Jacob Latch

Portrait of Jacob Latch

Revolutionary War veteran Jacob Latch, of Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, posed for this portrait in the early 1840s, around the time he applied for a military pension.
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