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Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution Provides Grant to Conserve George Washington's Revolutionary War Flag

The Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution (PSSR) and its Color Guard will provide a $50,000 grant to The American Revolution Center (ARC) to restore the Center's Commander-in-Chief's Standard, one of the most significant surviving flags of the American Revolution
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Winterthur Displaying Rare Flags from American Revolution on Flag Day

One of three extremely rare flags from the American Revolution, the Commander-in-Chief Flag will be on display June 14 at Winterthur with two additional standouts from the period: the 8th Virginia Regiment’s Grand Division (or Muhlenberg) Flag and the Forster Flag.
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Forty Historic 13-Star Flags to be Displayed Together for the First Time Beginning Flag Day, June 14 – July 21

This Flag Day, 40 rare, historic 13-star flags will go on display at the Museum of the American Revolution, marking the first time that this collection has been displayed together.
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Museum of the American Revolution to Open April 19, 2017

Philadelphia’s new Museum of the American Revolution brings to life the dramatic story of our nation’s founding.
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American Sailing Vessel 1778 Courtesy National Maritime Museum Royal Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

An Introduction to the True Colours Flag Project

Learn more about the Museum's True Colours Flag Project, an initiative to recreate a "suit of colours" or set of flags carried by ships during the Revolutionary War.
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George Mason's Roman History

Virginia statesman George Mason, who acquired this volume of ancient Roman history, was among the members of America's founding generation that looked to ancient Rome for guidance on republican government.
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Virtual Museum Tour

Explore the Museum of the American Revolution’s Virtual Museum Tour to immerse yourself in the history of the nation's founding through 360-degree panoramic images, high-resolution images of objects and artifacts, and a guided audio tour.
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Bestselling Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts to Visit Philadelphia to Launch New Childrens Book in a Campaign to, as Abigail Adams put it, "Remember the Ladies"

Cokie Roberts will visit the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the launch of her newly released book Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies.
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Celebrate Your Founding Father at the Museum of the American Revolution this Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, celebrate your “founding father” at the Museum of the American Revolution with presentations on Revolutionary-era arsenal, a performance and demonstration by a historical musician, and artifacts and exhibits highlighting father figures who played a role in the Revolution.
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John Adams by David McCullough

John Adams

Read an excerpt from David McCullough about the Founding Fathers negotiating with the British as they begin talks to officially end the war.
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