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Washington College Semans Griswold Environmental Hall
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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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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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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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Wooden tensioners and hemp ropes used to erect George Washington's headquarters tent during the Revolutionary War.

Marquee Ropes and Tensioners

These rope fragments, tensioners, and wooden pins were to secure General George Washington’s sleeping and office marquee.
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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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George Washington’s Headquarters Flag to be Displayed in Philadelphia for the First Time Since the Revolutionary War, Beginning Flag Day

The faded and fragile blue silk flag that marked General George Washington’s presence on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War will be on display this Flag Day, marking its first public display in Philadelphia since the war itself and its first appearance in Pennsylvania in decades.
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FBI Solves 50 Year Cold Case Enabling Revolutionary War Era Firearm To Be Reclaimed And Put On Display

The Museum of the American Revolution will publicly display a rare Revolutionary era American firearm, the Christian Oerter rifle.
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22 Museum Highlights from 2022

Before the calendar flips to 2023, take a look back at 22 Museum of the American Revolution highlights from 2022.
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An 18th-Century Twist on Spring Training: Training the Continental Army!

During Spring Break from Saturday, March 24 – Sunday, April 8, 2018, the Museum of the American Revolution will offer family-friendly activities and daily demonstrations that explore what life was like for the Continental Army and its followers during that spring of 1778.
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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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