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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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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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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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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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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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This image shows iron chain shot that looks like a large chain with iron balls on the ends, bar shot which looks like an iron bar with to half iron balls on the ends, and a cannonball.

Bar Shot, Chain Shot, and Cannonball

The chain shot, bar shot, and cannonball are examples of projectiles shot from cannons by the Continental Navy and British Royal Navy during Revolutionary War battles at sea.
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This image shows the book cover of Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry by Philip Morgan. The background is white. “Slave Counterpoint” is written in black at the top of the cover. The subtitle is written in a deep red towards the bottom of the cover. There is a mirror image of a slave, in a sepia tone, with a stick in their hand and with their heads pointing downward. The slave is standing on grass.

Slave Counterpoint

This excerpt from Phillip Morgan explains the value of studying slave culture in the eighteenth century and “humanizing the institution of slavery.”
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I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott

I, Eliza Hamilton

Read an excerpt from Susan Holloway Scott's work of historical fiction about Eliza Schuyler, wife of Alexander Hamilton, during the Revolutionary War.
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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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