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Museum of the American Revolution Set to Reopen Sept. 3, with Special Member Access Beginning August 20

The Museum of the American Revolution is scheduled to reopen to the general public on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, with special access for Museum Members beginning Thursday, August 20. To ensure the safest and most enjoyable experience, the Museum has implemented new health and safety measures, including reduced capacity, advance online ticket purchasing, and enhanced sanitizing and cleaning protocols.
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Politics, Porcelain and Revolution: A Discussion and Demonstration with Ceramicist Michelle Erickson

Michelle Erickson is joining the museum to showcase her scholarship and craftsmanship with a special evening program and a live ceramic demonstration.
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Museum Launches “Headquarters of the American Revolution” Website

Philadelphia was the headquarters of the American Revolution, and the Museum of the American Revolution has launched a new website, www.AmRevHQ.org, that highlights these numerous local and regional sites where history was made, including battlefields, burial grounds, historic houses, and more.
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Museum Selects Food Service & Retail Providers

Michael C. Quinn, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution today announced that Brûlée Catering was selected to provide food service for its café and catering facilities and Event Network was selected to operate the Museum’s gift shop.
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Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum with the Whole Family, May 27-31

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The Counter Revolution Of 1776 by Gerald Horne

The Counter-Revolution of 1776

This excerpt from Gerald Horne demonstrates how the Revolution reinvigorated the slave trade and subsequently bore a counter-revolution of slavery.
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Rum Punch and Revolution

This excerpt from Peter Thompson highlights the changing culture surrounding taverns and political life on the eve of the American Revolution
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The Last Muster

Read this excerpt from Maureen Taylor’s book that complied over 50 19th-century photographs and shares biographical information for each person.
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This image depicts the book cover of Reporting The Revolutionary War by Todd Andrlik. The background is a newspaper article text, black text written on a white background. On the left side of the cover, there is the painting of George Washington crossing the Delaware River. On the right side of the book cover, there is a red box with white text written in it that says, “Before it was History, it was news.”

Reporting the Revolutionary War

This excerpt tells how a British decision to confiscate gunpowder from Williamsburg's magazine provoked outrage and action by the city's patriots.
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Our Sister Republics

Caitlin Fitz investigates South Americans who visited the United States to inspire support and gather supplies for their revolutions back home.
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