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These Truths by Jill Lepore book cover

These Truths

Read an excerpt from Jill Lepore's book, These Truths: A History of the United States.
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The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier with a statue of George Washington in Washington Square Park in Philadelphia.

Memorial Day Weekend with the Museum

May 27-31, 2021
Join the Museum over Memorial Day Weekend to pay tribute on-site and online to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War.
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Lela Sewell-Williams presents about Charlotte Vandine Forten at a Members Lunch and Learn event.

Black Founders Women & the Archives with Lela Sewell-Williams & Rebecca Shipman

Lela Sewell-Williams and Rebecca Shipman of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University joined the Museum to reflect on preserving the legacies of African American women in the archives
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Celebrating Five Years of Making History

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia celebrates its five-year anniversary in April 2022.
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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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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Historian Dr. Gordon S. Wood to Launch New Book “Power and Liberty” at the Museum, Oct. 26

Event is Part of the Museum’s Signature Read the Revolution Speaker Series
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Meet the Props Designer Behind Broadway’s Hamilton Musical at Halloween-Themed History After Hours Event, Oct. 23

From creating hand-drawn war maps and hand-carved colonial candlesticks to producing a live flame onstage as Eliza Hamilton burns her husband’s letters, Props Master Jay Duckworth is the man behind the magic of Broadway’s smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical.
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This image shows the book cover of The Counter Revolution of 1776 by Gerald Horne.

The Counter-Revolution of 1776

This excerpt from Gerald Horne demonstrates how the Revolution reinvigorated the slave trade and subsequently bore a counter-revolution of slavery.
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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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