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Memories of War
In this excerpt, historian Thomas A. Chambers explores how people visited and commemorated battlefields between independence and the Civil War.Read More
Read an excerpt from Joseph T. Glatthaar and James Kirby Martin's Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution.Read More
Teaching Washington’s Complex LegacyFebruary 17, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop in partnership with Mount Vernon will explore George Washington’s complicated legacies as related to slavery through the use of primary sources and digital classroom resources.Go to Event
This excerpt from Danielle Allen examines the Declaration of Independence, the document’s relevance today, and the relationship between freedom and equalityRead More
Passion is the Gale
This excerpt from Nicole Eustace examines the language of emotions in social and political relationships through letters, diaries, books, and pamphletsRead More
Learning to Stand and Speak
Read an excerpt of historian Mary Kelley's book Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America's Republic.Read More
SOLD OUT | 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award GalaJune 9, 2022 from 6-10 p.m.
This Museum is pleased to honor award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient of the Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award as well as Governor Edward G. Rendell as the inaugural Chairman's Award recipient.Go to Event
This excerpt from Phillip Papas shows the tension building between George Washington and General Charles Lee and their very different military ideologies.Read More
Historians on Hamilton
In her essay, Renee C. Romano looks at how Hamilton: An American Musical sparked surprising conversations and unexpected resultsRead More