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Enjoy a “Revolutionary Staycation” and Discover Regional Sites Where History Was Made, Aug. 20

Representatives from historic sites and landmarks from across Philadelphia and its surrounding countryside will gather at the Museum of the American Revolution to highlight stories told at their location with activities, replica objects, and takeaways.
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Historian Joanne Freeman to Discuss New Book on Congressional Violence and How it Helped Spark Civil War, Oct. 18

Extreme political polarization, splintered political parties, and a dysfunctional Congress could be ripped from today’s headlines, but prolific author, scholar, and Yale University historian Joanne Freeman argues that they have a long and ominous history.
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Museum of the American Revolution Appoints Dr. R. Scott Stephenson President and CEO

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the appointment of Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, currently Vice President of Collections, Exhibitions, and Programming for the Museum, as President and CEO, effective Nov. 1, 2018. Since 2007, Stephenson has led the development of the Museum’s award-winning exhibitions, multimedia experiences, and educational programming, as well as overseeing the care and expansion of its rich collection of art and artifacts.
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Now on View: Art and Artifacts on William B. T. Trego's Vision of Valley Forge

Take a closer look at art and artifacts on display that show artist William B. T. Trego's vision of Valley Forge during the Revolutionary War.
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Author and Historian Virginia DeJohn Anderson Explores the Intertwining Lives of a Revolutionary Spy and Loyalist

Author and historian Virginia DeJohn Anderson will discuss her most recent book, The Martyr and the Traitor, at the museum.
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Watch (and Learn!) Irish Social Dances at “A Winter’s Ball,” Jan. 21

Fall into step and join in a traditional Irish ceilidh, a social gathering with dancing and storytelling, at A Winter’s Ball
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Cheyney McKnight interacts with a young guest in Revolution Place for the Museum's Meet the Revolution program in 2019.

‘Meet the Revolution’ Series Sheds Light on the Lives of Revolutionary-Era Black Women and Men this Summer

This summer, four Black costumed living history interpreters will join the Museum of the American Revolution for short-term residencies to portray and discuss free and enslaved craftspeople of African descent through hands-on demonstrations, storytelling, and conversation.
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Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum with the Whole Family, May 27-31

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The Philadelphia Campaign, Vol. I

Read an excerpt from Thomas J. McGuire's book, The Philadelphia Campaign, Vol. I: Brandywine and the Fall of Philadelphia.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Cookie by Anne Byrn. There is a stack of peanut butter cookies and a glass of milk with straw. The milk and cookies are on a blue plate on a wooden table with a red background.

American Cookie

Read an excerpt from Anne Byrn's recipe book that journeys through America's most beloved sweet treats and historical confections.
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