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Summer 2019 Reading List

View our list of 2019 Summer Reading Books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages!
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Decorated General John Jumper to Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of General John Jumper to the Board.
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Museum Launches “Headquarters of the American Revolution” Website

Philadelphia was the headquarters of the American Revolution, and the Museum of the American Revolution has launched a new website, www.AmRevHQ.org, that highlights these numerous local and regional sites where history was made, including battlefields, burial grounds, historic houses, and more.
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Ahoy! Museum Hosts Nautical-Themed Night as part of History After Hours Series, June 19

Join the Museum of the American Revolution for sea shanty sing-alongs, ship-building demonstrations, and a lesson on the little-known history of privateers – or legalized pirate ships – during the American Revolution on Tuesday, June 19, from 5 – 8 p.m.
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New Book Uses Archaeological Finds to Tell the Story of Philadelphia’s Transformation From the 17th Century to Today

One of the largest urban archaeology projects in Old City Philadelphia, the archaeological investigation of the site of the new Museum of the American Revolution is now the subject of a new book. Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution: A Tale of Two Taverns and the Growth of Philadelphia is available now from Temple University Press.
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New “Read the Revolution” Speaker Series Launches with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Alan Taylor on July 19

The Museum of the American Revolution has launched a “Read the Revolution” speaker series that will bring celebrated authors and historians to the Museum for lively discussions of their work. The evening programs will explore recent work on the people, events, and ideals of America’s revolutionary beginnings.
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AmRev360: Bringing History to Life with StudioEIS’ Ivan Schwartz

Ivan Schwartz, founder and director of Brooklyn-based sculptural studio StudioEIS, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Denise Dennis

AmRev360: A Family's Revolutionary Legacy with Denise Dennis

Denise Dennis, President & CEO of the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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American Sailing Vessel 1778 Courtesy National Maritime Museum Royal Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

An Introduction to the True Colours Flag Project

Learn more about the Museum's True Colours Flag Project, an initiative to recreate a "suit of colours" or set of flags carried by ships during the Revolutionary War.
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Unit 8: After the Declaration: What Happens Next?

Introduce students to the unintended audiences of the Declaration, such as women, enslaved and free people of African descent, and laboring people (and what it meant to them).
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