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Female Genius

Read an excerpt from Mary Sarah Bilder's book, Female Genius: Eliza Harriot and George Washington at the Dawn of the Constitution.
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Last Chance to See George Washington’s “Disappearing” Blue Sash

When George Washington first took command of the Continental Army in 1775, there was no standard uniform or insignia for officers, much less for the Commander-in-Chief. He needed something to distinguish himself from other officers. But what? The item he chose, a blue silk sash, or ribbon, worn across his chest, is currently on display at the Museum of the American Revolution until Oct. 9.
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Hessian Holiday Performance Blends Historical Storytelling with 18th-Century Music from Tempesta di Mare Musicians, Dec. 28

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Annette Gordon-Reed to Discuss “Troublesome Histories” in Free Virtual Lecture, Sept. 24

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Annette Gordon-Reed, the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard University, will join the Museum of the American Revolution virtually on Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 6 p.m. to examine how we can wrestle with—and have honest dialogue about—the complexities in our nation’s history.
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Get the Whole Story with National Constitution Center and Museum of the American Revolution Discounted Joint Ticket

Two premier museums inspired by world-changing documents are now accessible with one convenient ticket. After a hiatus during the pandemic, Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution and the National Constitution Center are teaming up again to offer visitors a joint ticket that includes admission to both institutions for a discounted price.
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Virtual Storytime: Now and Ben by Gene Barretta

Watch as the Museum's Rebecca Franco, Family Programs Manager, reads aloud Now and Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin, written and illustrated by Gene Barretta, with permission from Square Fish/Henry Holt & Company.
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Creamware Punch Bowl

Produced in England in the 1790s, this ceramic punch bowl was made to be purchased by an American and is an example of how people used everyday objects to express political opinions.
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Betsy Ross by Marla R. Miller

Betsy Ross

Read an excerpt from Marla Miller who breaks through the myths and weaves Betsy Ross's life story with that of the nation's.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Declaration of Independence: A Global History by David Armitage. The cover is black and a map of the world is illuminated in a white, shining light.

The Declaration of Independence

This excerpt by David Armitage examines how the Declaration of Independence became a political and philosophical model for nations across the globe.
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This image depicts the book cover of Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation Created an American Eden by Andrea Wulf. The cover is a white background with colored flowers and greenery around the border. At the time, there are 13-star American flags in various states of overlap and black and white portraits of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison.

Founding Gardeners

This excerpt from Andrea Wulf introduces the founding fathers as promoters of an agrarian nation, sharing new farming methods and exotic plants.
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