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The British Are Back! “Occupied Philadelphia” Living History Event Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Oct. 28-29

In the fall of 1777, Philadelphia was seized by the British and occupied for nine long months. The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate this little-known time in our city’s history as part of its annual living history event, Occupied Philadelphia, on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Museum will offer guided neighborhood walking tours and family-friendly activities exploring what life was like while British forces controlled – or, for some people, attempted to liberate – Philadelphia.
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History Museum and Museum of the American Revolution Present Program on Mrs. Benedict Arnold

Stephen H. Case and Mark Jacob, co-authors of Treacherous Beauty-Peggy Shippen will discuss their book in a public program.
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Nastassia Parker as Ona Judge

Who Was Ona Judge? Virtual Kids Club Explores Her Life and Daring Escape to Freedom

Part of The Museum’s Black History Month Celebration this February
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Solve a Snowy Wintertime Mystery During a Virtual Playdate for Kids, Dec. 16

The Museum’s New History Explorers Club Series for Kids
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Former President Obama to Deliver Keynote Address from Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution as Part of Democratic National Convention

President Obama will make his remarks from a gallery in the Museum that explores the years after the Revolutionary War when the U.S. Constitution was written.
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New “Third Tuesdays” Series Kicks Off Sept. 19

The Museum of the American Revolution’s new “Third Tuesdays: History After Hours” series kicks off on Tuesday, Sept. 19 with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m. on the third Tuesday evening of each month, featuring special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits. The next “Third Tuesdays” event this year will take place on Oct. 17. They will resume in January 2018.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Dr. Jordana Cooperberg and Karla Trotman to Board of Directors

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Yale Historian Dr. Joanne Freeman Discusses her Lifelong Hunt for Hamilton, Nov. 15

While many people are still hunting for tickets to the smash hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” prolific author, scholar and Yale historian Dr. Joanne Freeman has been hunting for the real Alexander Hamilton for most of her life.
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Discover Revolutionary-Era Signs and Symbols at “Lion and Unicorn” After-Hours Event, Sept. 17

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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Collections and Exhibitions Dr. Aimee E. Newell

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