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Experience Life in the Continental Army During Spring Break at the Museum of the American Revolution

During Spring Break visitors can participate in family-friendly activities that explore what life was like for the Continental Army.
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Museum Acquires Sea Chest of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross

The wooden sea chest of Revolutionary War veteran John Claypoole, third husband of Betsy Ross, is now on display at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Image 092420 16x9 Arms Liberty Punch Bowl Collection Punchbowl

"Arms of Liberty" Punch Bowl

This punch bowl, made in China for export to Britain and its American colonies, was designed to poke fun at those opposed to English politician John Wilkes.
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Image 120220 16x9 Collections Portrait Of Captain William Crosbie

Portrait of Captain William Crosbie

Take a closer look at a rare portrait of British officer Captain William Crosbie, who fought in the Battle of Lexington and Concord on April 19, 1775.
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Marquis de Lafayette's Brazier

This 18th-century brazier, believed to have been brought to America by Marquis de Lafayette during the American Revolution, was designed to hold hot coals and for cooking.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Declaration of Independence: A Global History by David Armitage. The cover is black and a map of the world is illuminated in a white, shining light.

The Declaration of Independence

This excerpt by David Armitage examines how the Declaration of Independence became a political and philosophical model for nations across the globe.
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Image 092320 16x9 William Trego March Valley Forge Painting Collection

March to Valley Forge

This iconic depiction of the march to Valley Forge by William B. T. Trego was painted in Philadelphia and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1883.
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Image 120220 Collections Americans Will Always Fight For Liberty Poster

"Americans Will Always Fight for Liberty" Poster

This poster, produced by the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II, makes a direct link between the Revolutionary War and the fight against the Axis powers.
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This image shows the powder horn of Peter Perit. The horn has illustrations of a king and his horse, as well as a violinist and two figures dancing.

Peter Perit’s Powder Horn

Captain Peter Perit used this powder horn, featuring decorations that include the lion and unicorn from the British Royal Coat of Arms, at the Siege of Boston in 1775.
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Revolutionize Date Night with a Love Letter-Themed Evening During “History After Hours”

Think romance is history? So does the Museum of the American Revolution. On Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum will host a love letter-themed evening that will explore the stories of Revolutionaries who wrote romantic letters, went on dates, and carved “busks” for their sweethearts to wear close to their hearts. Enjoy live music from a strolling violinist and have an artist capture your likeness in a silhouette to take home.
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