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Dissecting the Declaration

May 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop to take a closer look at the Declaration of Independence, work together to analyze the context that surrounded it, and reflect on its legacy.
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Noah Lewis portrays Ned Hector and teaches a young guest how to fire a cannon as part of our Meet The Revolution series.

ONSITE | History Explorer Meet-Up: Mountains of Ice and Snow

December 27, 2022 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Join us onsite at the Museum for a hands-on, activity-filled exploration of Henry Knox’s December 1775 journey to bring 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga in New York back to Boston.
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Ricardo Herrera headshot to the left of the book cover for his book Feeding Washington's Army.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Ricardo Herrera

January 26, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera will discuss his extensive new book on the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge titled, Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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A Museum Member talks to two costumed living historians dressed as British redcoats at the member teatime at Occupied Philadelphia.

Museum Member Teatime at 2023 Occupied Philadelphia

October 29, 2023, from 1-2 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to stop by the Museum’s third-floor Liberty Hall for a spot of tea on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, during Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum's flagship living history event.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Member Morning: Winter Scenes Gallery Talk

December 3, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a special 30-minute gallery talk about wintery scenes of the Revolutionary War, including William Trego's iconic March to Valley Forge painting, in the Museum's core galleries.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

The Unlikely Travels of Washington's War Tent

February 20, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join educators from the Museum and American Battlefield Trust for a free teacher workshop to explore how the story of George Washington's headquarters tent spans both the Revolutionary and Civil War eras.
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Historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf Present a Provocative Discussion on Our Nation’s Third President, Thomas Jefferson

Distinguished historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf will discuss their recent book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, a nuanced portrait of the mind and character of our nation’s third president, at the Museum of the American Revolution on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
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Image 091020 16x9 Battle Brandywine Map

Plan of the Battle of Brandywine

This detailed battle plan shows British, Hessian, and American troop positions and movements during the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777.
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Image 092320 16x9 Continental Army Discharge Collection 1783 Militarydischarge

Jeremiah McGowan's Continental Army Discharge

Private Jeremiah McGowan of the 2nd New York Regiment received this discharge from the Continental Army signed by General George Washington.
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Image 120220 16x9 Collections Musket Made At Rappahannock Forge

Musket Made at Rappahannock Forge

Made at Rappahannock Forge near Fredericksburg, Virginia, this musket is a copy of a British Army musket from the Revolutionary era.
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