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Museum of the American Revolution Launches Virtual Museum Tour

A newly launched virtual tour of the Museum of the American Revolution allows people from across the globe to experience the Museum’s award-winning, immersive galleries through 360-degree, high-resolution images.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Stephen Schwab as New Board Member

At its Dec. 13 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution elected Stephen Schwab as its newest member. A partner in the Chicago office of the global law firm of DLA Piper LLP (US), Schwab concentrates much of his international commerce practice in the areas of insurance and reinsurance regulation, transactions, dispute resolution and receiverships. He will complete the term of Carl Buchholz, Vice-Chairman of the Museum’s Board and a partner with DLA Piper, who passed away earlier this year.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces Hiring of Maureen O’Ryan as Director of Finance

The Museum announced the hiring of Maureen O’Ryan as Director of Finance. O’Ryan brings more than 30 years of experience in financial services.
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Fourth of July Weekend 2024 at the Museum

June 29 - July 4, 2024
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special activities, costumed interpretation, and crafts for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.
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Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent exhibit name on the left with February 17, 2024 to January 5, 2025 dates below and an painted image of Washington in his tent to the right.

Member Preview of Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent

February 16, 2024 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us for the Members-only preview of our new special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent.
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Never Caught

This excerpt from Erica Armstrong Dunbar examines the growth of anti-slavery sentiment in Philadelphia during the 1780s and 1790s.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Midwife's Revolt by Jodi Daynard. The title is written in blue text and the cover is a painting of a countryside.

The Midwife's Revolt

Read an excerpt from Jodi Daynard's historical fiction novel about a woman confronting life and widowhood during the American Revolution.
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This image depicts the book cover for The Expanding Blaze: How American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848 by Jonathan Israel.

The Expanding Blaze

This excerpt from Jonathan Israel investigates radical ideas of self-government, liberty, and republicanism that challenged the Old World institutions.
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Book cover for A Fragile Freedom by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

A Fragile Freedom

Read an excerpt from Erica Armstrong Dunbar's book, A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City.
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Book cover for Tim McGrath's book Give Me a Fast Ship featuring the title in black text over a goldish brown background with stars and a painting of naval ships.

Give Me a Fast Ship

Read an excerpt from Tim McGrath's book, Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea.
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