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Unit 6: Soldiers of African Descent in the Revolutionary War

This unit is to help students learn more about soldiers of African descent and their wartime experiences as well as how the war created both challenges and opportunities for these individuals.
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Old City’s Cross Keys Café Announces New Colonial Era-Inspired Fall Menu

Whether you live and work here or are just visiting Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, the Museum of the American Revolution’s Cross Keys Café (101 S. Third St.) has quickly become a go-to spot to grab a quick breakfast, lunch, or hot seasonal beverage – alcoholic or otherwise. Today, the café announced cozy new fall menu items, including soups, salads, sandwiches, and other colonial era-inspired dishes.
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Old City Eateries Welcome Museum of the American Revolution and Cross Keys Café to the Neighborhood

Taste the Revolution! Not only is the Museum of the American Revolution officially joining the landscape of Historic Philadelphia on April 19, but so is a brand new eatery: the Museum’s Cross Keys Café. Local restaurants and breweries are welcoming these new neighbors by creating everything from Hamilton-inspired entrées to a gelato flavor based on Martha Washington’s cake recipe and offering discounts to Museum ticket-holders.
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Museum Wins Prestigious 2022 AASLH Award of Excellence for “When Women Lost the Vote” Special Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2022 Award of Excellence from the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) for its 2020-2021 special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explored the little-known story of women and free people of color legally voting in New Jersey following the Revolutionary War.
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American Revolution Center and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Present Lecture on Benjamin Rush

The museum and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia co-sponsored a lecture at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia on the life of Benjamin Rush.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Three New Board Members

At its December meeting, the Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution elected three new members: Tim Collins, Susan Corbett and Philip Reese.
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American Revolution Center Curator to be featured on NBC's "Who Do You Think You Are" with Rob Lowe, April 27

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, Director of Collections and Interpretation, is featured on the April 27 edition of NBC’s acclaimed series Who Do You Think You Are?
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Explore a Darker Side of History at “All the Gory Details” After-Hours Event, Oct. 29

Museum of the American Revolution and the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia will present All the Gory Details on October 29, 2019.
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Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer Awarded 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer have received the 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award.
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Philly Improv Theater Brings Hit Show to History After-Hours Event, Nov. 19

Discover how Irish soldier Richard St. George used “comedy” sketching to cope with his life experiences during and after the Revolutionary War at History After Hours.
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