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Forten Family Bible Courtesy Of Atwood Kip Forten Jacobs

Historic Forten Family Bible Donated to Museum of the American Revolution by Descendants of James Forten

An historic Bible, connected to one of the most significant African American families in Philadelphia’s history, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution by Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs and his daughter Taylor Jacqueline Rodriguez Jacobs, direct descendants of Black Revolutionary War veteran and abolitionist James Forten. The Bible is currently on display – for the first time in public – in the Museum’s special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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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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Living History at Home: Making Rice & Vinegar

Watch as Gallery Interpretation Manager Tyler Putman prepares a simple dish of rice and vinegar that Continental soldier Joseph Plumb Martin remembered having as a Thanksgiving meal.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Cassandra Good

Watch the Museum's archived video of Cassandra Good's March 2021 virtual discussion on her book, Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic.
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Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

True Colours Progress Update: Readying for a Flag Day Weekend Debut

Take a look at the progress of the seamstresses tasked with bringing the True Colours Flag Project to life as we near its Flag Day weekend debut.
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Liberty Exhibit Glossary

This glossary provides definitions that may be useful as you explore the Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War Teacher Resources, Big Ideas, and Primary Sources.
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Matt and Melissa Dunphy holding shovels and standing in a hole they dug in the basement of the theater they purchased.
Mike VanHelder

AmRev360: Accidental Archaeology with Matt and Melissa Dunphy

Matt and Melissa Dunphy, who became accidental archaeologists in Philadelphia, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Big Idea 6: Soldiers of African Descent in the Revolutionary War

Learn how soldiers of African descent contributed significantly to the war effort during the Revolutionary War, both on and off the battlefield, through artist Don Troiani's paintings.
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Unit 5: The Forten Family: Abolitionists and Reformers

The purpose of this unit is to explore the issues that James Forten and his family were passionate about and what they did to advance those causes.
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A high up view of the War at Sea gallery in the Museum of the American Revolution featuring a sloop
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Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

October 19, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free virtual teacher workshop, educators will 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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