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This image depicts the book cover of The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the First of the Nation by Collin Calloway. The cover shows a portrait of a young General Washington on the right and a portrait of a Native American on the left. The Native American looks at the viewer while General Washington is looking at the Native American.

The Indian World of George Washington

This excerpt from Colin Calloway shows George Washington’s initial lack of understanding of Native allies and their impact on the nation’s founding
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This image depicts the book cover of They Were Good Soldiers: African Americans Serving in the Continental Army, 1775-1783 by John Rees. The title and the author’s name are written on the bottom of the image in front of a green background the tip of the book cover is a painting of five African American soldiers all in various states of firing and positioning their rifles across a field to an army of British redcoats. One African American solder is on bended knee. To the right of the soldiers is a white Army officers with his arm extended toward the British soldiers. The picture depicts the white army officer instructing the African Americans to fire toward the enemy.

They Were Good Soldiers

In these excerpts from John Rees, Black veterans share details of their service, emancipation, and freedom in the midst of revolutionary ferment.
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Richard St. George self-portrait

Self-portrait of Richard St. George Mansergh St. George

Richard St. George Mansergh St. George, an Irish veteran of the British Army, sketched this self-portrait as he struggled with the painful effects of a traumatic brain injury that he suffered during the Revolutionary War.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces Hiring of Michael Viteo as Chief of Security

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Michael Viteo as Chief of Security. Viteo is a seasoned public safety professional with more than 35 years of experience with the Philadelphia Police Department.
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Museum of the American Revolution to Reopen Jan. 8

The Museum of the American Revolution will reopen on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, after a temporary closure due to citywide COVID-19 restrictions.
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Supporters Rally to Celebrate Opening Salvo of Museum of the American Revolution

Supporters attended the ceremony celebrating site preparation for the Museum of the American Revolution (MoAR) to be built at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.
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A historical marker at the location of James Forten and his family's home on Lombard Street between 3rd and 4th Streets.

Member Morning: Black Founders of Philadelphia Walking Tour

September 3, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members to explore Old City Philadelphia’s rich Black history through a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of the Museum's neighborhood.
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Museum of the American Revolution to Receive Approximately $50 Million from the Estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it will receive a total of approximately $50 million from the estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, the Museum’s Founding Chairman, who passed away in 2018.
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Rare 1823 Engraved Printing of the Declaration of Independence Now on View

Visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia now can see a rare 1823 engraved printing of the Declaration that belonged to the last surviving signer, Charles Carroll.
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A watercolor image of Andrew in his American Army uniform.

Finding Freedom: Primary Sources for Andrew

Discover a selection of primary sources the Museum used to construct Andrew's story for Finding Freedom.
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