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This image depicts the book cover for Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier. This is a catalog of a limited run Museum exhibition. The cover shows two portraits of Richard St. George.

Cost of Revolution

Read an excerpt from the Museum of the American Revolution's Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier exhibition catalog.
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George Washington by Stephen Brumwell

George Washington

Read an excerpt from Stephen Brumwell's biography of George Washington and learn how Washington secured the history-making position of Commander in Chief.
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolution Against Empire by Justin Du Rivage.

Revolution Against Empire

Read this excerpt from Justin du Rivage that introduces the competing ideological groups who shaped and reshaped the debates during the American Revolution
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This image depicts the book cover of Invisible Ink: Spycraft of the American Revolution. The book cover shows a letter written with words and images. The images are used in place of words to code the message.

Invisible Ink

This excerpt from John Nagy shows the spycraft of a Philadelphia family during British occupation and their assistance in helping Washington prepare battle
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This image depicts the book cover of Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through Painters’ Eyes by Paul Staiti.

Of Arms and Artists

This excerpt from Paul Staiti discusses artist and Revolutionary War veteran John Trumbull’s effort to create the paintings for the US Capitol Building.
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Dueling Pottery Wheels, Conservation Demonstrations and Crafts at Ceramics-Themed “History After Hours” Event, Nov. 13

Philadelphia earned a reputation in the 1700’s as the capital city of craft, and the city’s maker movement is still alive and well today. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution’s Ceramics in the City-themed History After Hours event will celebrate the craftspeople, artisans, and artificers who made the Revolution possible and those who continue to make Philadelphia a hub for the handmade.
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Opening Weekend of "When Women Lost the Vote" Special Exhibition, Oct. 2-4

Register to Vote on the Museum’s Outdoor Plaza, Oct. 3-4 Cast a Ballot and Pose for a Photo at a Voting Selfie Station and Get an “I Vote” Sticker
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Two male adolescents interactive with a digital map in Revolution Place. They are both dressed in Revolutionary-era clothing.

Join a Virtual Playdate for Kids with “History Explorers Club,” Nov. 18

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Storytelling and More
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An Escape Room, Rum Punch Challenge and More as Part of “Bros and Foes” After-Hours Event, July 23

Learn the rules of dueling – and more importantly, how to avoid one – at the Museum of the American Revolution’s “Bros and Foes” after-hours event on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 5 – 8 p.m. The evening also will feature an Escape Room, a Rum Punch Challenge, and special gallery talks highlighting historic rivalries.
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Best-Selling Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts to Discuss New Book on the Women of the Civil War, April 27

Proving the old adage that “behind every great man is a great woman,” best-selling author, journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts explored the lives of the wives, sisters, and female friends of the men leading America into — and through — the Civil War at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, April 27.
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