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Meet The Revolution historical interpreter Daniel Sieh

Meet the Revolution: Daniel Sieh

Daniel Sieh discusses his work bringing Asian and Asian American history to the forefront and his ongoing research on the role Asian people played in the American Revolution.
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Deborah Sampson Unveiled Panel

Deborah Sampson Unveiled: A Virtual Conversation

In April 2021, costume designer Emilio Sosa, author and Sampson descendent Alex Myers, and the Museum's Tyler Putman's explored the life and dress of Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War, in a discussion co-presented by American Repertory Theater.
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November-December Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

It's almost that time of year again! As the holiday season approaches, the Museum of the American Revolution offers a wide range of festive, family-friendly and historically-themed events, from special Veterans Day weekend programs (free for veterans and military!) to a holiday season kick-off featuring a performance from Nutcracker 1776 to author talks by renowned historians.
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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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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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Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 14-16

Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 14-16
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This image depicts the book cover of Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America’s Founding Father by George Goodwin. Benjamin is pictured seated at a table with a red tablecloth and reading. He is wearing a blue jacket with gold trim. He is holding the paper in his left hand, while his right hand is resting on his chin. He is wearing gold eyeglasses.

Benjamin Franklin in London

Read an excerpt from George Goodwin that highlights Benjamin Franklin's role as a colonial representative, actively engaged in British politics.
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Celebrate July 4th with a Week of Free Virtual Experiences for All Ages

During a weeklong Fourth of July Celebration, the Museum of the American Revolution will offer free, interactive virtual experiences for all ages.
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