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Rum Punch and Revolution

This excerpt from Peter Thompson highlights the changing culture surrounding taverns and political life on the eve of the American Revolution
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This image shows the book cover of Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick. It shows a picture of a cannon going off during a nighttime battle. There are Revolutionary soldiers behind the cannon and the fire and sparks fill the dark.

Bunker Hill

This excerpt from Nathaniel Philbrick describes the uncertain, dramatic start to the legendary Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution.
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Sentiments Of A British American Woman by Owen Ireland book cover featuring a portrait of Esther de Bert Reed.

Sentiments of a British-American Woman

Read an excerpt from Owen S. Ireland's book, Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution.
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Book cover for Vicious and Immoral featuring the title in a script font at the top, a depiction of Robert Newburgh wearing a purple waistcoat, purple pants, and a tri-corner hat, then the author's name at the bottom.

Vicious and Immoral

Read an excerpt from John Gilbert McCurdy's book, Vicious and Immoral: Homosexuality, the American Revolution, and the Trials of Robert Newburgh.
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A sampler made by James Forten's daughter Mary being viewed in the collections workroom before conservation.

Primary Source Perspectives: Who Were the People that Experienced the American Revolution?

May 14, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Participating teachers in this free educator workshop will explore the American Revolution through primary sources that highlight a diverse group of people and perspectives, including Abigail Adams, Crispus Attucks, James Forten, Marquis de Lafayette, and George Washington.
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Remembering Valley Forge

Valley Forge holds a special place in the history of the Museum of the American Revolution. Our over 100-year history begins with the Valley Forge Historical Society and Rev. W. Herbert Burk, D.D. (1867-1933).
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Millionth Visitor Jacob B. poses with costumed interpreters.

Thanks a Million! Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes One Millionth Visitor

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia welcomed its one millionth visitor in November 2021.
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This image shows the book cover of Declaration: The Nine Tumultuous Weeks When American Became Independent, May 1-July 4, 1776, by William Hogeland. The title of the book is written at the top of the page and William’s name is written at the bottom. The portrait on the cover shows a group of men on the street and they are burning money. One gentleman, with his back toward the viewer, raises his hat off his head with his right hand.

Declaration

This excerpt by William Hogeland explores the people, backroom politicking, and passions that ignited our pursuit of liberty during the American Revolution.
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This image shows the book cover of Following the Drum: Women at the Valley Forge Encampment by Nancy Loane. The background is white and on the left hand side on the bottoms, there is a red box. Above the box is a painting of a snowy scene with George Washington taking off his hat. There is another officer to his left, with his back toward the viewer. And on the left side of the image is a woman dressed in red, bowing down.

Following the Drum

This excerpt from Nancy Loane focuses on female camp followers during the American Revolution: nurses, cooks, laundresses, and even ladies of privilege.
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The Road To Yorktown edited by Norman Desmarais book cover

The Road to Yorktown

Read an excerpt from Norman Desmarais's edited edition of The Road to Yorktown: The French Campaigns in the American Revolution, 1780-1783.
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