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A Revolutionary Virtual Winter Break

December 26, 2020 - January 1, 2021
Cozy up at home for unexpected stories and virtual experiences for the whole family during winter break with the Museum.
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Statement on the Passing of Gerry Lenfest

As we mourn the loss of our Chairman Emeritus, H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, we take heart in remembering the tremendous legacy he leaves behind. His impact on the quality of life in Philadelphia and our country can be measured not only by his extraordinary generosity, but by his inspired leadership.
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"Black Founders" Women’s History Night with Award-Winning Author Dr. Kerri Greenidge, March 24

Award-winning author and historian Dr. Kerri K. Greenidge will join the Museum of the American Revolution for Black Founders Women’s History Night on Friday, March 24, 2023, from 5:15 – 8 p.m. Greenidge will discuss her recent book "The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family"
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Revolutionary War Sword of Commodore John Barry on Display Beginning Sept. 13

The Revolutionary War sword of Commodore John Barry, considered a “Father of the U.S. Navy,” will return to Philadelphia for the first time since 1939 and will be on view at the Museum of the American Revolution beginning Sept. 13, 2023, which is celebrated as Commodore Barry Day.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 6

Examine primary sources and imagine standing in someone else’s shoes to better understand the difficult decisions people of African descent faced as war became a reality in the colonies.
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Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: A Family Affair

This is the second in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mrs. Robert E. Lee, 1806-73." New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: Reclaiming History

This is the first in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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Explore Other Virtual Museums

Would you like to discover more virtual museum experiences related to the American Revolutionary era and beyond? You may also wish to explore virtual tours of these other museums!
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Unit 7: Remembering the Veterans of the Revolutionary War

This unit explores the difficulties that veterans faced after the Revolutionary War, the obstacles they faced in obtaining aid from the government, and moments of possibility they experienced throughout.
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AmRev360: Mascots, Monuments, and Memory with Ray Halbritter

Oneida Indian Nation leader Ray Halbritter joins President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson to discuss his role in the campaign to rename the NFL's Washington Football Team and more.
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