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American Crisis by William Fleming Jr.

American Crisis

Read an excerpt from William Fowler Jr.'s book, American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years after Yorktown, 1781-1783.
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This image depicts the book cover of They Were Good Soldiers: African Americans Serving in the Continental Army, 1775-1783 by John Rees. The title and the author’s name are written on the bottom of the image in front of a green background the tip of the book cover is a painting of five African American soldiers all in various states of firing and positioning their rifles across a field to an army of British redcoats. One African American solder is on bended knee. To the right of the soldiers is a white Army officers with his arm extended toward the British soldiers. The picture depicts the white army officer instructing the African Americans to fire toward the enemy.

They Were Good Soldiers

In these excerpts from John Rees, Black veterans share details of their service, emancipation, and freedom in the midst of revolutionary ferment.
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Running From Bondage by Karen Cook Bell Book Cover

Running from Bondage

Read an excerpt from Karen Cook Bell's book, Running from Bondage: Enslaved Women and Their Remarkable Fight for Freedom in Revolutionary America.
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Construction Crew, Dignitaries, Donors and Friends Celebrate Museum's "Topping Off"

Dignitaries, supporters, community members and friends joined staff, board members, and the Museum of the American Revolution’s construction crew to celebrate the time-honored tradition of “Topping Off.”
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Virtual Programs

Virtual tours and activities provide a deeper dive into our Museum of the American Revolutions' themes and stories for you and your group.
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Museum of the American Revolution Wins 2018 AASLH Award of Merit

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that the Museum of the American Revolution is a recipient of an AASLH 2018 Award of Merit. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 73rd year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.
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Explore 18th-Century Life in Philadelphia this Winter Break

What were Philadelphia winters like for Alexander Hamilton? During Winter Break, Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the city of Philadelphia as Hamilton would have experienced it. Visitors can learn about activities that would have taken place in the Museum’s neighborhood during the Revolutionary era, from dueling to dressmaking and more.
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Three children watch a demonstration of a cannon by a costumed Museum educator.

Museum Relaunches Monthly Sensory-Friendly Mornings, Beginning Sept. 11

Visitors can experience the Museum of the American Revolution’s core galleries in a calm, sensory-friendly environment with the relaunch of its monthly Relaxed Experience Mornings.
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Museum of the American Revolution Celebrates Plaza Opening and Dedicates Building to Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest

Hundreds of friends and neighbors gathered today at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the opening of the Museum’s outdoor plaza and dedicate its recently completed building to Board Chairman Gerry Lenfest and his wife Marguerite Lenfest. The Museum officially opens to the public on April 19, 2017.
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Descendent of Alexander Hamilton Loans Family Heirlooms to Museum

Treasured family heirlooms that once belonged to Alexander and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton are now on display at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution. They are on loan from Douglas Hamilton, the fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton.
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