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Ricardo Herrera delivers his lecture about feeding Washington's army onstage in front of a crowd.

Read the Revolution with Ricardo Herrera

Watch Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera's January 2023 discussion on his book, Feeding Washington's Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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Revolutionize Your Summer Vacation at the Museum of the American Revolution

Heat up your summer plans with a visit to Philadelphia and enjoy extended hours and family-friendly activities at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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An Evening with Occupied Philadelphia: His Royal Majesty’s Quizzo and Lantern Tour

November 5 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Young Friends and Museum Circle members are invited to join for a festive evening to kick off Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum’s annual living history weekend that recreates Philadelphia’s occupation by British troops in 1777-78 with neighborhood walking tours and family-friendly activities.
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November-December Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

It's almost that time of year again! As the holiday season approaches, the Museum of the American Revolution offers a wide range of festive, family-friendly and historically-themed events, from special Veterans Day weekend programs (free for veterans and military!) to a holiday season kick-off featuring a performance from Nutcracker 1776 to author talks by renowned historians.
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Remembering the First Shot of the Revolutionary War

April 19, 2020 marked the 245th anniversary of the first shot of the Revolutionary War – later called the “shot heard round the world” – at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts.
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Big Idea 8: After the Declaration: What Happens Next?

July 4 may have been the day that the Declaration of Independence was approved, and a new nation emerged, but the consequences of the Declaration would extend far into the future.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Linda Colley

Watch the Museum's archived video of historian Linda Colley's virtual discussion on her new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.
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Unit 3: Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

This unit provides students a look at the experiences of different soldiers from the many armies of the Revolutionary War and how artist Don Troiani portrays those experiences to a viewer.
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Lela Sewell-Williams presents about Charlotte Vandine Forten at a Members Lunch and Learn event.

Black Founders Women & the Archives with Lela Sewell-Williams & Rebecca Shipman

Lela Sewell-Williams and Rebecca Shipman of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University joined the Museum to reflect on preserving the legacies of African American women in the archives
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The Will of the People

Read an excerpt from T.H. Breen's book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America.
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