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How Will You Be the Revolution? Museum to Create Flag with 10,000 Personalized Ribbons During Weeklong July 4th Celebration

How will you be the Revolution? In celebration of Independence Day, the Museum of the American Revolution is asking visitors to declare how they are carrying forward the promises of the American Revolution by adding a personalized ribbon to a giant flag-shaped installation.
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George Washington's Camp Cups

These cups, with later commemorative inscriptions, are part of a set of twelve that descended in the Washington family and are said to have been owned and used by George Washington during the war.
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Betsy Ross by Marla R. Miller

Betsy Ross

Read an excerpt from Marla Miller who breaks through the myths and weaves Betsy Ross's life story with that of the nation's.
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolution Song: The Story of America’s Founding in Six Remarkable Lives by Russell Shorto. The cover shows a picture of the King George III statue being pulled down. In 1776, following a reading of the Declaration of Independence, a crowd of New Yorkers arrived at Bowling Green in lower Manhattan and physically pulled down the statue.

Revolution Song

This excerpt from Russell Shorto weaves together the life stories of six historical figures against the backdrop of the American Revolution.
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Princeton Historian and Author Linda Colley Joins the Museum for a Virtual Discussion on New Book, May 20

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Fourth of July Week with the Museum

June 28 - July 5, 2021
Join the Museum for a weeklong Independence Day observation with special events and activities for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance.
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200th Edition Museum Staff Picks Reading List includes A People’s History of the American Revolution by Ray Raphael; John Adams by David McCullough; Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar; American Revolutions: A Continental History 1750-1804 by Alan Taylor; The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young; and Spies in the Continental Capital by John A. Nagy. The books are stacked on top of one another on a wooden bench outside on a sunny day. The books and the bench are in clear view while the background is blurred.

Reading List: Read the Revolution 200th Edition Staff Picks

To celebrate the our 200th edition of Read the Revolution, Museum staff picked their favorite books about the American Revolution.
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French Naval Cutlass

American sailors aboard Continental Navy vessels and privateer ships often used French weapons, like this cutlass.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Linda Colley

May 20, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Historian Linda Colley joins the Museum on May 20, 2021 to discuss her new book, The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World.
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Image 091120 British French Swords Collection British And French Swords 1 Copy

British and French Swords

View two intricately decorated small swords, one of which was made in France and other in England.
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