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Join Us Online for “Meet James Forten” Performance and Discussion on Feb. 10, During Black History Month

As part of the Museum of the American Revolution’s Black History Month celebration, explore the life and legacy of James Forten, a free Black Philadelphian, Revolutionary War privateer, and stalwart abolitionist with the Museum’s newest first-person theatrical performance “Meet James Forten” on Thursday, February 10, 2022, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
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Cozy Up for A Revolutionary Virtual Winter Break

Cozy up at home for unexpected stories and virtual experiences for the whole family during A Revolutionary Virtual Winter Break.
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Film Screening and Discussion with Historian and “Photo Detective” Maureen Taylor and Filmmaker Pam Pacelli Cooper

Museum to screen the documentary "A Revolutionary Trio: The Stories Behind the Faces” by Maureen Taylor and Pamela Pacelli Cooper.
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Celebrate Black History Month at the Museum with Onsite and Online Offerings for All Ages this February

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum of the American Revolution this February.
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Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson Named a 2022 Philadelphia Titan 100

Museum of the American Revolution President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson was named as a 2022 Philadelphia Titan 100.
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Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III to Discuss New Book Oct. 15 as Part of National Tour

Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie G. Bunch III, speaks on his forthcoming book as part of the museum's "Read the Revolution" speaker series.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

January 28, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum to discuss her recent book, Finding Charity's Folk, and how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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Only Six Weeks Remain to Experience "Hamilton Was Here" at the Museum of the American Revolution

Six weeks until the museum's exhibit "Hamilton was Here" closes, but programming in celebration of The Year of Hamilton will continue.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Holly Mayer September 2021

Author and Historian Dr. Holly Mayer to Discuss Her New Book “Congress’s Own” Onsite and Online, September 30

Author, professor, and historian of early America Dr. Holly A. Mayer will kick off the Museum of the American Revolution’s 2021-2022 season of the Read the Revolution Speaker Series on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.
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“Race in the United States: Connecting the Dots Between 1776 and Today” Forum Hosted with the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, Feb. 12

With a shared commitment to presenting a more inclusive—and thus a more accurate—telling of history, the Museum of the American Revolution and the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust (DFCLT) will host a candid conversation on the role of historical education in racial understanding on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, from 1–3:30 p.m.
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