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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

Opening Weekend of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

February 11 & 12, 2023
Join the Museum for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, which introduces visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War and the women's suffrage movement.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Day the American Revolution Began: April 19, 1776 by William Hallahan. There is a green tinted map as the background. The title of the book and William’s name are written in white boxes. And there is a circular image of Paul Revere on horseback in the middle.

The Day the American Revolution Began

In this excerpt from military historian William H. Hallahan he recounts April 19, 1775, the Day the American Revolution Began.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Midwife's Revolt by Jodi Daynard. The title is written in blue text and the cover is a painting of a countryside.

The Midwife's Revolt

Read an excerpt from Jodi Daynard's historical fiction novel about a woman confronting life and widowhood during the American Revolution.
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This image depicts the book cover of Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution by Joseph T. Glatthaar and James Kirby Martin. The cover shows a sole Indian man in a canoe in the water. His back is toward the viewer and he is looking down. There is a 13-star American flag draped in the background of the cover.

Forgotten Allies

Read an excerpt from Joseph T. Glatthaar and James Kirby Martin's Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution.
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Book cover for Tim McGrath's book Give Me a Fast Ship featuring the title in black text over a goldish brown background with stars and a painting of naval ships.

Give Me a Fast Ship

Read an excerpt from Tim McGrath's book, Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea.
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Meet The Revolution historical interpreter Daniel Sieh

Meet the Revolution: Daniel Sieh

Daniel Sieh discusses his work bringing Asian and Asian American history to the forefront and his ongoing research on the role Asian people played in the American Revolution.
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A display of five historic handkerchiefs in the Museum's second-floor atrium display case.

Now on View: New Display of Historic Handkerchiefs is "Nothing to Sneeze At"

Learn more about early, rare printed handkerchiefs along with the symbolism they held in a new display at the Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia.
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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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Making the Revolution Relevant

March 23, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion to meaningfully tie the American Revolution to the present day.
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A painted silk parade banner featuring a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette displayed in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

SOLD OUT | AmRev Presents: French History Night

April 19, 2024, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join fellow Francophiles for a festive happy hour soirée hosted by Museum curator James Taub, who will connect French history to the American Revolution in a special interactive presentation.
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This image depicts the Standing in Their Own Light book cover by Judith Van Buskirk. The image is a painting of a person of African Descent in military clothing. He his wearing a blue jacket and carrying a rifle pointed upward in his right hand. His right leg is bent, giving the illusion that he is walking on a field.

Standing in Their Own Light

Read an excerpt from Judith L. Van Buskirk's book, Standing in Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution.
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