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The New Jersey Exception in Six Documents

February 17, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will explore six key documents that tell the story of an exceptional moment in history when women — and people of African descent — were able to vote in New Jersey.
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A young female visitor draws a picture. Behind her is a 13-star flag, which was part of the Museum's 2019 summer exhibition, A New Constellation.

History Explorers Club: Flag Facts

June 26, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join the Museum to learn about how flags come to represent countries or states and how they can communicate before creating your own at our family-friendly June History Explorers Club.
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Museum of the American Revolution to Receive Approximately $50 Million from the Estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it will receive a total of approximately $50 million from the estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, the Museum’s Founding Chairman, who passed away in 2018.
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Celebrate Flag Day Weekend with Flag-Themed Crafts, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 11 – 14

On June 14, 1777, Congress passed the first Flag Act, adopting the 13-star flag as the official flag of the new United States. Join the Museum of the American Revolution during Flag Day Weekend from Saturday, June 11 – Tuesday, June 14, 2022, to learn about Revolutionary-era flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts, pop-up talks, discovery carts, and other activities for the whole family.
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Experience "Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia," Oct. 27 – Mar. 17

In Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution will highlight the surprising connections between our own city and Hamilton’s extraordinary contributions to the nation’s founding. The experience will run from Oct. 27, 2018 – March 17, 2019. It is free with regular museum admission.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

March 9, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Join Dr. Cassandra A. Good as she shines a light on the men and women who took risks to form friendships with each other during the Revolutionary era in a discussion on her book, Founding Friendships.
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Museum of the American Revolution Installs 18-Foot Replica of America’s First Liberty Tree

A realistic recreation of America’s first Liberty Tree was recently installed in the new Museum of the American Revolution, one of several immersive environments that will bring to life the dramatic story of our nation's founding when the Museum opens on April 19, 2017. The nearly two-story tree is 18 feet tall and weighs 2,000 pounds.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Board Chairman General John P. Jumper

The Museum of the American Revolution announced today that General John P. Jumper was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Museum’s Board of Directors. Founding Museum Board Chairman H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest was elected Chairman Emeritus in recognition of his 11 years of extraordinary service.
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A New Constellation: A Collection of Historic 13-Star Flags

June 14 - July 21, 2019
Learn more about the limited-run exhibit that featured a display of 40 rare, historic 13-star flags.
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Museum Receives $75,000 NEH Planning Grant for “The Declaration’s Journey" Special Exhibition, Set to Open in 2025

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a $75,000 planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support planning for the major special exhibition The Declaration’s Journey: 250 Years of America’s Founding Document, which will open at the Museum in 2025 and run through 2026 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
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