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This image shows a brass chamber door handle that was used at the Presidents House at 6th and Market in Philadelphia while George Washington lived there.

Chamber Door Handle

This brass and iron chamber door handle was removed from the Market Street house that George Washington occupied in Philadelphia during the Constitutional Convention and as President.
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This image shows iron chain shot that looks like a large chain with iron balls on the ends, bar shot which looks like an iron bar with to half iron balls on the ends, and a cannonball.

Bar Shot, Chain Shot, and Cannonball

The chain shot, bar shot, and cannonball are examples of projectiles shot from cannons by the Continental Navy and British Royal Navy during Revolutionary War battles at sea.
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Fourth of July Week 2024 at the Museum

June 29 - July 4, 2024
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special activities, costumed interpretation, and crafts for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July week.
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Unfolded sheet of creased and weathered paper with brown cursive handwriting

Council with Native Americans Letter

Colonel John Bull of Pennsylvania wrote to General Thomas Wharton about preparations for a council with the Mohawk, the Cayuga, the Seneca, and the Muncie, Quinault, and Nanticoke people.
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A family looks at the family guide activities in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Labor Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

September 2-4, 2023
Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum to explore our Black Founders special exhibit, participate in family-friendly activities and crafts, and more as we wrap up A Revolutionary Summer. Children 12 years old and younger will receive free Museum admission throughout the holiday weekend.
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What Was Philadelphia Like During the American Revolution? Explore 18th-Century Life During Winter Break

How did people who lived right here in Philadelphia during the American Revolution spend long winter days? During Winter Break, the Museum of the American Revolution will explore the crafts, trades, and skills of Philadelphians during the 18th century – and invite visitors to try their hand at early American pastimes.
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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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This image depicts the book cover of New England’s Remarkable Women by Carole Owens. The cover is pink with white borders on the top and bottom corners. In the center, there is a black framed portrait of a New England woman. She has brown hair with white feathers and is wearing a pink dress.

Remarkable Women of New England

This excerpt from Carole Owens explores women’s various roles and responsibilities between 1754 and 1787, including those of laborers and business owners.
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Painting of Washington with a sash

Teaching Washington’s Complex Legacy

February 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.
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This image depicts the book cover of Grand Forage 1778: The Battleground Around New York City by Todd Braisted. The image shows Redcoats and soldiers in blue coats marching through the empty streets.

Grand Forage 1778

This excerpt from Todd Braisted details how the British Army gathered provisions and battled with American soldiers and civilians for supplies and loyalties
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