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Rare Objects from the American Revolution Center Collection on Display Through Loans to the Historic Mount Vernon and the National Constitution Center

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The Museum’s 2021 Children’s Youth Reading List includes Why Longfellow Lied: The Truth About Paul Revere’s Ride, The Age of Phillis by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers, and A Parade for George Washington by David A. Adler and illustrated by John O’Brien.

Summer Reading List: 2021 Young Readers Edition

View our list of new books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages for 2021 summer reading.
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Play Whist, a Revolutionary Card Game

Try your hand at Whist, one of the most popular card games of the 1700s, a four-player card game that people played in taverns and around campfires during the Revolutionary War.
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The Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents set up at Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.

First Oval Office Project at Valley Forge National Historical Park's March-In Commemoration

December 19, 2023, from 6-8 p.m.
Join the Museum at Valley Forge National Historical Park for their commemoration of the 1777 arrival of the Continental Army in Valley Forge, where we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment.
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Acquiring the Tent

One of the greatest treasures in the Museum’s collection is George Washington’s Headquarters Tent. It was Washington’s sleeping and office quarters through most of the Revolutionary War — where he planned military campaigns, met with allies, and wrote his correspondence. Decisions that changed the course of history were made beneath its linen walls.
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Christopher Ludwick's Cookie Board

This is the carved wooden cookie board once belonging to Christopher Ludwick, who served as Superintendent of Bakers in the Continental Army.
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Continental Army Descriptive List

This “descriptive list” for a Continental Army company of the 7th Massachusetts Regiment was taken at West Point, New York, in 1782.
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This image shows Abel Scott's Powder Horn. It is displayed against a white background. It is attached to a brown strap.

Abel Scott's Powder Horn

This engraved powder horn belonged to Abel Scott, a New England soldier who served in five military campaigns of the Revolutionary War.
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British Gorget

This silver gorget was made in England in 1775-1776 for an officer of the British Army’s 60th or Royal American Regiment.
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George Wilson's Sword

Lieutenant Colonel George Wilson of the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment carried this hanger, also known as a short sword, during the Revolutionary War.
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