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Jordan Smith dresses in traditional Mohawk clothing at the Museum as part of Indigenous Peoples Weekend in 2022.

Explore Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, October 7-9

Celebrate Native American history and culture during the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration from Saturday, Oct. 7 – Monday, Oct. 9, 2023. The weekend will include traditional Native American dance performances and storytelling, hands-on demonstrations, and other special activities for all ages.
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Museum Wins Prestigious 2022 AASLH Award of Excellence for “When Women Lost the Vote” Special Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2022 Award of Excellence from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) for its 2020-2021 special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explored the little-known story of women and free people of color legally voting in New Jersey following the Revolutionary War.
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Tribute Gift

Learn more about how tribute gifts offer a wonderful way to honor the history enthusiast in your life or memorialize your loved ones.
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Dr. R. Scott Stephenson with artist Don Troiani at the Liberty Exhibit Opening

An Evening with Historical Artist Don Troiani

Watch this June 2022 conversation with nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani, who joined the Museum to reflect on his career, artistic influences, and his unique process to research and paint the Revolutionary War.
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Member Preview of Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

October 15, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum for the Members-only preview of our upcoming exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Opening Weekend of "When Women Lost the Vote" Special Exhibition, Oct. 2-4

Register to Vote on the Museum’s Outdoor Plaza, Oct. 3-4 Cast a Ballot and Pose for a Photo at a Voting Selfie Station and Get an “I Vote” Sticker
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"Meet James Forten" Performance

Watch the Museum's first-person theatrical performance about James Forten’s early life, written by local playwright Marissa Kennedy and performed by actor Nathan Alford-Tate.
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Two young visitors have their photo taken while sitting on the Rising Sun chair.

Celebrate Black History Month with “Black Founders” Exhibit Opening and Special Events for All Ages this February

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum of the American Revolution this February. Through a groundbreaking new special exhibition, an engaging forum on race, powerful theatrical performances, and more, visitors can experience a more inclusive – and thus, more accurate – history of our nation’s founding.
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Museum's Sixth Anniversary & Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration

April 19, 2023
Mark the Museum's sixth anniversary and the 248th anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
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This image shows the book cover of Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle by Mark Lender and Gary Stone. The title of the book is written in red at the top of the image and the subtitle is written in white at the bottom of the image. The cover is a portrait of a young George Washington, on horseback, with a sword in his right hand pointing upward in the midst of a battle.

Fatal Sunday

Read this excerpt that offers a glimpse into the aftermath of Battle of Monmouth, detailing the gruesome task left to victors of burying the dead.
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