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History Explorers Club: Pets of the Revolution

September 25, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about the pets of the American Revolutionary era, including Benjamin Franklin's pet squirrel, at our family-friendly September History Explorers Club.
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Margaretta Forten Sampler on display in Black Founders exhibit.
Courtesy of Marcus and Lorri Huey

Artisan Workshop: Make a Sampler

March 6, 13, & 20, 2024, (three weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
Learn how to stitch your sampler during a virtual, three-night workshop in March as part of the Museum's Artisan Workshop Series.
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Elizabeth "Betty" Dorn's short gown
Monmouth County Historical Society, Freehold, NJ. Gift of Mrs. Charles G. Bennet and Miss Louise Hartshorne, 1935

SOLD OUT | Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make Elizabeth Dorn’s Gown (Virtual)

February 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This four-week virtual workshop will introduce participants to fashion history and how to make your own short gown based on Elizabeth “Betty” Dorn’s short gown.
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Part Time Job Fair August 2021

Museum of the American Revolution Part-Time Job Fair

August 12, 2021 from 4-6 p.m.
The Museum will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, Aug. 12 from 4-6 p.m. for part-time positions, including visitor engagement associates, porters, and security guards.
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Old City Eateries Welcome Museum of the American Revolution and Cross Keys Café to the Neighborhood

Taste the Revolution! Not only is the Museum of the American Revolution officially joining the landscape of Historic Philadelphia on April 19, but so is a brand new eatery: the Museum’s Cross Keys Café. Local restaurants and breweries are welcoming these new neighbors by creating everything from Hamilton-inspired entrées to a gelato flavor based on Martha Washington’s cake recipe and offering discounts to Museum ticket-holders.
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This image shows the book cover of Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution by Arthur Tourtellot. It is a white background with three colored illustrations in the middle showing scenes from the battle. The left and right images are soldiers in the battlefield and the middle image shows Redcoats in front of a building.

Lexington and Concord

This excerpt from Arthur Tourtellot takes us on a journey into the events of Lexington and Concord starting with an overview of the British Army in Boston
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Alan B. Miller and Daniel M. DiLella as New Board Members

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of Alan B. Miller, Chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, Inc., and Daniel M. DiLella, President and CEO of Equus Capital Partners, Ltd., as the newest members of the Museum’s Board of Directors.
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Museum Acquires Archive of Nearly 200 Rare Documents Related to Soldiers of Color in the Revolutionary War

Nearly 200 rare documents bearing the names of Black and Native American soldiers – often written in their own hand – who served during the Revolutionary War are now in the collection of the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women at the Museum of the American Revolution’s Mother’s Day Tea

From Abigail Adams and Martha Washington to Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman, an enslaved woman who sued for her freedom, women played integral roles in the American Revolution. This Mother's Day, the Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate Revolutionary women with a Mother’s Day Tea on Sunday, May 14 from 1 – 3 p.m.
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2022 Conference On Collecting The Revolutionary War Event Graphic featuring a wallet, powder horn, and a map.

2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

April 7-9, 2022
The 2022 Conference of Collecting the Revolutionary War will be held at the Museum to discuss how ideas about Revolutionary-era objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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