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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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Image 091120 Common Sense Plain Truth Thomas Paine Collection Commonsenseplaintruth

Common Sense and Plain Truth

London publisher John Almon bundled Thomas Paine's Common Sense and James Chalmers' rebuke, Plain Truth, in this June 1776 edition for British readers.
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Success to the Triphena Punch Bowl

Triphena Punch Bowl

This punch bowl wishes “Success to the Triphena,” a merchant ship that made frequent trips between Philadelphia and Liverpool, England, in the 1760s.
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Image 111120 Collection 48 James Grants Campaign Chest

James Grant’s Campaign Chest

British Army Lieutenant James Grant kept his personal belongings in this chest while he served in America during the French and Indian War.
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Image 111220 Collection 16x9 60 Jonathan Pettibones Sword 1

Jonathan Pettibone's Sword

French and Indian War veteran Colonel Jonathan Pettibone carried this small sword, engraved with his name, during the New York campaign of 1776.
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This image shows Siege Yorktown Map Sebastian Bauman.

Map of the Siege of Yorktown

This map celebrates the triumph of the allied Continental and French forces over the British Army at the Siege of Yorktown in 1781.
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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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Unveiling Memories book Cover by Iberdrola

Unveiling Memories

Read an excerpt from Iberdrola's book Unveiling Memories: Spain and the Hispanic Contribution to American Independence edited by José Manuel Guerrero Acosta.
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image of red, which, and blue fabric, a white bonnet, scissors, thread, and other flag making tools.

AmRev Presents: Betsy Ross Beyond the Flag with American Repertory Theater

March 16, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join A.R.T. and the Museum for a virtual conversation on the life, legacy, and myths of Betsy Ross with author and historian Dr. Marla Miller and actor Lenne Klingaman (Waitress National Tour).
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History After Hours Series Returns to Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution’s monthly History After Hours series will return on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m., special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits. Tickets for History After Hours events are $10 for adults and can be purchased online in advance here or at the door.
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