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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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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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Dr. Gordon Wood in conversation with Dr. Philip Mead as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Gordon Wood

Watch Dr. Gordon S. Wood's October 2021 discussion on his book, Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution.
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A painting of Washington at the Battle of Princeton, 1777
Courtesy Don Troiani

10 Crucial Days Liberty Exhibit Scavenger Hunt

Using paintings by artist Don Troiani of the Battles of Trenton and Princeton, complete a scavenger hunt about objects and people from the 10 Crucial Days.
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Mark Flag Day with Virtual Programs, a Flag Craft and a Live Flagmaking Demo

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Revolutionize Your Summer Vacation at the Museum of the American Revolution

Heat up your summer plans with a visit to Philadelphia and enjoy extended hours and family-friendly activities at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Plan of the Battle of Brandywine

This detailed battle plan shows British, Hessian, and American troop positions and movements during the Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museum of the American Revolution Offer “Art & Revolution” Special Discounted Joint Ticket this Summer

From one of the oldest, most iconic museums in Philadelphia to the newest, a new “Art & Revolution” discounted joint ticket will provide access to two world-class institutions this summer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Museum of the American Revolution have teamed up to offer visitors a convenient joint ticket that includes access to both for a discounted price from July 2 – September 2, 2019.
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Musket Marked "U.STATES"

This musket is a typical composite piece of wartime production, incorporating British and American components, and boldly marked “U.STATES” to designate public ownership.
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Washington College Semans Griswold Environmental Hall
Washington College

AmRev Presents: Set Sail with the True Colours Flag Project

August 10, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Join the Museum as we take our True Colours Flag Project to the waterfront of Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland in partnership with the Center for Environment & Society at Washington College.
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