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Never-Before-Displayed Sword of Revolutionary War Colonel Donated to Museum

A silver-hilted American small sword owned and used by Colonel Jonathan Pettibone (1710-1776) of Simsbury, Connecticut, during the Revolutionary War was donated to the Museum of the American Revolution today. The never-before-displayed sword was donated by a descendent of Pettibone and his family. The sword will be displayed at the Museum beginning in 2018.
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The British Are Coming Back! Historic Sites Commemorate 240th Anniversary of British Occupation of Philadelphia

You know that Philadelphia was the capital city during the Revolutionary War, but did you know that it was seized by the British in 1777 and occupied for nine long months? And did you know that Independence Hall – where the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776 – was later used as a prison for American officers?
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The Sortie Made by the Garrison of Gibraltar by John Trumbull
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Spain and the American Revolution

Examine the role Spain played in the American Revolution, who Spain's major players were, and additional resources to continue learning more.
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Museum of the American Revolution Receives Preservation Planning Award for Washington’s War Tent Project

The Museum’s years-long process to conserve and display General George Washington’s War Tent was awarded a 2017 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award.
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Garry Kasparov, Yascha Mounk and Curtis Milhaupt to Discuss the Global Rise of Authoritarianism

Garry Kasparov to discuss authoritarianism and challenges facing humanity today as part of a cohosted program with the World Affairs Council Philadelphia
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Finding Freedom: Big Ideas

Explore short essays to discover how the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, London and Jack fit into the broader experiences of people of African descent in the colonial and Revolutionary eras.
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Women’s Lives in Revolutionary America: A Teaching Exploration with Historian Karin Wulf

March 11, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will welcome author and historian Dr. Karin Wulf to discuss the lives of everyday women in Revolutionary America.
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Internships

Learn more about internships at the Museum for undergraduate and graduate students.
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American Revolution Center Names Three New Members to Board of Directors

The museum named three new members to its Board of Directors: John B. Adams Jr., Stephen H. Case, and Ambassador Louise V. Oliver.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project to Perform a Lyrical MLK Celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution, Jan. 19

Vocalists and musicians from the Philadelphia Jazz Project presented “We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration” at the Museum on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
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