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Inside the Declaration of Independence gallery featuring a copy of the Declaration of Independence

AmRev Seminar: Everyday Life in the Revolutionary Era

March 7, 14, 21, 28, & April 4, 2024, (five weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive seminar on Thursday evenings in March led by Dr. Tyler Putman, investigate everyday life during the Revolutionary War through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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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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AmRev360: History Has Its Eyes on Us with Paul Oakley Stovall and Joanne B. Freeman

Museum President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson hosts a wide-ranging conversation with historian Dr. Joanne B. Freeman and Hamilton actor Paul Oakley Stovall.
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AmRev360: The Boston Massacre 250th and Teaching with Digital History

Watch an interview with Dr. Serena Zabin and the Carleton College team behind the Witness to the Revolution video game about the Boston Massacre.
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