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Sword of Revolutionary War General Hugh Mercer Presented to Museum by St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia

A sword that belonged to General Hugh Mercer, a fallen hero of the American Revolution and a close friend of George Washington, was presented to the Museum of the American Revolution by the St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia at a ceremony today, Jan. 12, the 240th anniversary of Mercer’s death. The sword will be on display at the new Museum when it opens to the public on April 19, 2017.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names John Aglialoro as New Board Member

At its Sept. 21 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution elected John Aglialoro as its newest member. Also at the meeting, Board Member David Acton was named Vice Chairman, filling the position that was vacated with the passing of Carl Buchholz earlier this year.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Alan B. Miller and Daniel M. DiLella as New Board Members

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of Alan B. Miller, Chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, Inc., and Daniel M. DiLella, President and CEO of Equus Capital Partners, Ltd., as the newest members of the Museum’s Board of Directors.
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Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum with the Whole Family, May 27-30

This Memorial Day Weekend, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the stories of the diverse range of men and women who served and sacrificed during the Revolutionary War and pay tribute to those who continue to serve our nation today.
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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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This image depicts Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It by John Ferling. The book cover shows a watercolor image of a Revolutionary battle.

Whirlwind

This excerpt from John Ferling shows the trials and tribulations women faced during the long conflict of the American Revolutionary War.
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Founding Friendships

This excerpt from Cassandra Good shows how women gained political access, influence, and information through their male friends in political office.
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