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Celebrate July 4th Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

The words of the Declaration of Independence changed the world. The effects of this revolutionary document continue to reverberate today, inspiring more than 100 similar declarations of human rights and self-government around the world.
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Museum's “Revolution at the Library” Partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia Returns this Summer

Revolution at the Library, the Museum of the American Revolution’s partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), returns this month to engage kids and families in the dynamic, diverse stories of the American Revolution.
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A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Memorial Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 27-29, 2023
Join the Museum to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War and celebrate the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations. Veterans, military, and Blue Star Families enjoy free admission throughout Memorial Day Weekend.
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U.S. Patent Office circa 1860s
Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photograph Collection, #15-5-3090. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

Washington's War Tent During the Civil War: Safe Keeping

This is the third and final in a three-part series describing the fate of General George Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War.
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"Freedom on the Horizon" Performed by Nastassia Parker

In this 20-minute performance, Nastassia Parker portrays Ona Judge, an enslaved woman who ran away from George and Martha Washington’s household in Philadelphia.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 7

Create a mind map, examine a historical image, and engage in creative writing to explore people of African descent’s experiences of the Revolutionary War.
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2020 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture: Annette Gordon-Reed

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Annette Gordon-Reed joined the Museum in September 2020 for the third annual Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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Meet the Revolution: Noah Lewis

Historical interpreter Noah Lewis discusses his portrayal of Edward "Ned" Hector, a free African American man and soldier who fought in the Revolutionary War.
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Brighten Your Holiday Display with Our Illuminations Craft

View instructions and templates based on objects in the Museum's galleries to complete our illuminations craft inspired by artist Charles Willson Peale's window displays.
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AmRev360: When Women Lost the Vote with Rosemarie Zagarri and Marcela Micucci

Watch Dr. Rosemarie Zagarri and Dr. Marcela Micucci discuss the Museum's exhibit, When Women Lost the Vote, with President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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