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A recreated of an end of Washington's tent displayed with his camp bed and additional camp items.

Educator Deep Dive on Washington's War Tent

April 25, 2024, 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free professional development workshop, educators will explore the Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent Teacher Resource Guide to help students dig deeper into the journey of General George Washington's headquarters tent.
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image of red, which, and blue fabric, a white bonnet, scissors, thread, and other flag making tools.

Betsy Ross Beyond the Flag with American Repertory Theater

Watch this March 2022 event hosted by American Repertory Theater and the Museum for a conversation exploring Betsy Ross’s influence on the cultural memory of women’s contributions to the American Revolution.
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Traveling Lecture Program

Join a museum educator for an illuminating talk designed to take place at your location. Choose from six exciting topics that will pique your audience’s interest in the Revolutionary Era.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Kings Three Faces: The Rise and Fall of Royal America, 1688-1776 by Brendan McConville.

The King's Three Faces

This excerpt from Brendan McConville discusses the physical and symbolic destruction of objects associated with the British Monarchy.
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This image depicts the book cover of Patriot Pirates by Robert Patton. The word “patriots” is written in black” while the rest of the text is written in red. The book cover is a painting of four ships at sea. One is flying an American flag while one is flying a British flag.

Patriot Pirates

This excerpt from Robert Patton presents the story of America's seaborne insurgency against British merchant ships and Navy.
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Occupied America by Donald Johnson

Occupied America

Read an excerpt from Donald F. Johnson's book, Occupied America: British Military Rule and the Experience of Revolution.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Cake by Anne Byrn. The book cover shows a white frosted cake with pink rose petals on top. The cake sits on a white cake stand with more petals surrounding the right side of the stand. Below this image is the title of the book. Below the title of the book are three smaller photographs of cakes dated 1770, 1903, and 1963.

Double Feature: Gingerbread

Read these excerpts featuring Colonial recipes along with tempting and intriguing stories about our early American culinary history.
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Charity and Sylvia Book Cover

Charity and Sylvia

Read an excerpt from Rachel Hope Cleves' book, Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America.
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Ray Halbritter, Leader of the Oneida Indian Nation, Joins Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson for AmRev360 Episode

On the heels of the successful campaign to retire the former name and mascot of the NFL’s Washington Football Team, Ray Halbritter joined the Museum of the American Revolution for a virtual conversation about his role in leading the “Change the Mascot” movement. The conversation also explored the history of the Oneida Indian Nation, the difference between celebration and commemoration, and the importance of a diverse, nuanced telling of our nation’s history.
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Conserving and Displaying an American Treasure: George Washington’s Headquarters Tent

When the Museum opened on April 19, 2017, it featured one of the most iconic surviving artifacts of the Revolution: George Washington’s Headquarters Tent.
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