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“Holy Grail” of American Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation of New Museum Site in Philadelphia

At first glance it may seem unassuming, but a small, white bowl uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia has thrilled the ceramics world. The bowl marks the first physical proof of American-made true, hard-paste porcelain ever found.
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Amends Made to Black World War II Veteran More Than 75 Years Later

In 1942, African American World War II veteran John Edward James, Jr. was denied his commission as second lieutenant because of the color of his skin. More than 75 years later, the government is finally making amends.
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Purple Heart Truck to Stop in Philadelphia as Part of a 7,800-Mile Journey, June 20

A bright purple Ford F-150 truck will be parked on the outdoor plaza of the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. as part of the 2018 Purple Heart Truck Run. Driven exclusively by amputee veterans, the mobility-enabled truck is making a 7,800 mile journey across America to raise awareness for mobility issues faced by combat-wounded veterans.
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Long-Lost Revolutionary War Diary of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross, Discovered and Donated to Museum

Discovered in a shoebox in a Northern California garage, the long-lost Revolutionary War diary of John Claypoole is now on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
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History Explorers Club: Native American History Month (Virtual)

November 18, 2020 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Join in as Museum staff virtually meet with special guests from Ganondagun State Historic Site to learn about traditional Haudenosaunee storytelling and hear select tales from their team of trained storytellers.
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Two white male adolescents, both standing at a wooden table, interact with a play tea set. The adolescent on the left is pretending to pour tea into a silver teacup from a silver teapot. The adolescent on the right has his hand on the teacup saucer. Both are dressed in Revolutionary-era outfits.

History Explorers Club: Who Wears What: Picking Uniforms in the Revolutionary War

October 23, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about the Revolutionary War wardrobe of uniforms, hats, dresses, and accessories to discover what you might have worn during the American Revolution at our family-friendly October History Explorers Club.
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The Musem's replica of George Washington's tent with Mount Vernon in the background at the 2018 Revolutionary War Weekend.

The Museum at Mount Vernon's Revolutionary War Weekend

April 30 & May 1, 2022 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum at George Washington’s Mount Vernon for their Revolutionary War Weekend living history event where we'll set up our handsewn, full-scale replicas of George Washington's tents and encampment.
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Explore Revolutionary-Era Holidays on the Homefront with Festive 18th-Century Music, Snowy Stories, and More for the Whole Family this Winter Break, Dec. 26 – 31

Experience what the holidays were like on the homefront during the Revolutionary era during Winter Break at the Museum of the American Revolution, from Tuesday, Dec. 26 – Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023. Visitors of all ages can enjoy authentic 18th-century music, watch moving first-person theatrical performances, make festive crafts to take home, and more while exploring colonial life during the winter months. Plus, stop by the Museum Shop to find the perfect last-minute holiday gift.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

Juneteenth with the Museum

June 17-21, 2021
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
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Dissecting the Declaration

May 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop to take a closer look at the Declaration of Independence, work together to analyze the context that surrounded it, and reflect on its legacy.
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