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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.

Finding Freedom

Explore the stories of African American men and women in war-torn Virginia with the Museum's award-winning Finding Freedom online interactive.
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Only Two Weeks Remain to See “Among His Troops” Exhibit, On View Through Presidents Day Feb. 19

Only two weeks remain to see a recently discovered watercolor painting from the Revolutionary War at the Museum of the American Revolution. The 235-year-old, seven-foot panoramic painting is the centerpiece of the special exhibit Among His Troops: Washington’s War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor, which runs through Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.
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Grayscale engraving of George Washington standing in front of a tent with William Lee sitting on a horse behind him.

Le Général Washington

This 1782 engraving of General George Washington at his field headquarters includes a representation of an enslaved servant of African descent holding the General’s horse.
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Image shows a handwritten letter on aging beige paper sending along news about the Articles of Peace being signed.

Letter about the Articles of Peace

This letter written by prominent American merchants while in France passed along news back to America that the articles of peace had been signed.
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Image 091120 General George Washington Standard Flag Collection Washington Headquarters Flag 72

Washington's Headquarters Flag

Believed to be the earliest surviving 13-star American flag, Washington's Standard marked his presence throughout the war.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

"Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Special Exhibition Officially Opens Feb. 11, During Black History Month

The Museum of the American Revolution’s groundbreaking new special exhibition, "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia," will officially open to the public on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, during Black History Month.
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Season of Independence

Explore the spread of support for American independence from January to July of 1776. Encounter the perspectives of real men and women on all sides of the debate.
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A large creamware mug featuring the words wilkes and liberty no 45.

"Wilkes and Liberty No 45" Mug

John Wilkes was a satirist turned politician who published the satirical newspaper, The North Briton.
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Image 100223 16x9 Collections Mary Mcilvane Bloomfield Portrait Miniature

Mary McIlvaine Bloomfield Miniature

This small portrait of Mary McIlvaine Bloomfield, who may have voted in New Jersey in 1803, was painted around 1778 by Philadelphia artist Charles Willson Peale.
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A recreated of an end of Washington's tent displayed with his camp bed and additional camp items.

Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent

Now Open Through January 5, 2025
Witness to Revolution, now open through Jan. 5, 2025, brings to life the journey of George Washington’s tent from the Revolutionary War to an enduring symbol of the American republic.
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