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1777 Eliza Hamilton Gown

Fashioning Eliza: Gown-Making in 1777 and 1787

In conjunction with our 2018-19 Hamilton Was Here exhibit, seamstress Samantha McCarty will use 18th-century techniques to create two historically accurate gowns as if they had been pulled right from Eliza Schuyler Hamilton’s closet.
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Visitors Look At A Portrait Of Charlotte Vandine Forten In Black Founders Credit Moar

AmRev Presents: Black Founders Women’s History Night with Kerri Greenidge

March 24, 2023 from 5:15-8 p.m.
Join Dr. Kerri K. Greenidge, author of The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family, for an evening discussion on our Black Founders exhibit, the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, and more.
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This image shows Owen Madden's tune book. It is rectangular and displayed against a plain, white background. The book is in good condition, but rather worn out in the middle running down the middle.

Owen Madden's Tune Book

This handwritten tune book, attributed to Owen Madden, includes actual scores for the music of the American Revolution period.
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A Read the Revolution graphic features images of book covers for Liberty's Daughters and 1774 alongside author Mary Beth Norton's headshot.

Acclaimed Author and Historian Dr. Mary Beth Norton Joins the Museum to Discuss Gender Dynamics in Early America, June 6

Acclaimed author and historian Dr. Mary Beth Norton will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. to present a hybrid lecture, titled “Gender and American Resistance to British Authority, 1765-1775: A Reassessment,” as part of the Museum’s 2023 Read the Revolution Speaker Series. This hybrid program will be held in the Museum’s Liberty Hall and will be livestreamed online.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

January 15-18, 2021
Join us in-person and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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A man and woman, wearing masks, enjoy exploring the galleries.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum

January 15-17, 2022
Join the Museum onsite and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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"Success to Boston" Mug

Inscribed “Success to ye city of Boston, Liberty For Ever” with a fantastical townscape, this English mug evokes the early years of the American Revolution.
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Baron von Steuben's Regulations

This system of drills for soldiers was developed by officer Baron von Steuben during the American Revolution and was used through the War of 1812.
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200th Edition Museum Staff Picks Reading List includes A People’s History of the American Revolution by Ray Raphael; John Adams by David McCullough; Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar; American Revolutions: A Continental History 1750-1804 by Alan Taylor; The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young; and Spies in the Continental Capital by John A. Nagy. The books are stacked on top of one another on a wooden bench outside on a sunny day. The books and the bench are in clear view while the background is blurred.

Read the Revolution

Browse Read the Revolution featuring a curated collection of excerpts from exciting, thought-provoking books about the American Revolution.
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