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This image shows the powder horn of Peter Perit. The horn has illustrations of a king and his horse, as well as a violinist and two figures dancing.

Peter Perit’s Powder Horn

Captain Peter Perit used this powder horn, featuring decorations that include the lion and unicorn from the British Royal Coat of Arms, at the Siege of Boston in 1775.
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Detail view of the basket shaped hilt on James Grant's backsword.

James Grant’s Basket Hilt Backsword

British Army Lieutenant James Grant carried this basket-hilted backsword while serving as an officer in the 77th Regiment of Foot in America during the French and Indian War.
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Mapping the Revolution

This excerpt from authors Richard Brown and Paul Cohen charts the territorial claims and geographic strategy behind military campaigns during the Revolutionary War.
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This image depicts the book cover of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restarting America’s Past edited by Rene Romano and Claire Potter. The book cover is tan, and the title of the book is written in black. There is a Revolutionary man, wearing black boots, blue pants, and a brown waist jacket. His left knee is bended, and the image cuts off around the man’s chest—his face is not visible. There are five roses scattered around his feet.

Historians on Hamilton

In her essay, Renee C. Romano looks at how Hamilton: An American Musical sparked surprising conversations and unexpected results
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Split slide with cover page and first page of Washington and Jackson on negro soldiers book.

General Washington and General Jackson on Negro Soldiers

Two years into the Civil War, author and publisher Henry Carey Baird released this pamphlet to highlight the distinguished service of soldiers of African descent who fought under General Washington.
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A January 1778 copy of the Royal Gazette newspaper containing the complete text of the Articles of Confederation.

The Royal Gazette Newspaper

This January 1778 issue of The Royal Gazette contains the complete text of the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, adopted for ratification by the Continental Congress in November 1777.
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The Museum Marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2024

Learn more about the Museum's May 2024 programs to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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Image 032822 Declaration Of Independence Family Galleries

The Declaration’s Journey

October 18, 2025 - January 3, 2027
The Declaration's Journey, opening in Fall 2025, will explore how a document created out of a colonial rebellion on the margins of the British empire became one of the most world renowned statements of political rights in human history.
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William Hogeland, a white man with glasses and a salt and pepper beard, speaks from a podium with the Museum logo on it.

Read the Revolution with William Hogeland

Watch William Hogeland's October 2022 lecture, Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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on loan from Schenectady County Historical Society

Now on View: Schenectady "Liberty" Flag, an Early American Flag

Now on view at the Museum is an example of an early American flag, the Schenectady "Liberty" flag, on loan from the Schenectady County Historical Society.
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