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Power of the Press-Themed Evening on May 15 as Part of History After Hours Series

Think “fake news” is a new phenomenon? Learn how propaganda was used by both sides to shape opinion during the Revolutionary War, and explore the stories behind Revolutionary-era printing and political expression during a Power of the Press-themed evening on Tuesday, May 15, from 5 – 8 p.m.
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“Melted Majesty” Musket Ball Discovered at Monmouth Battlefield to be Displayed at Museum for July 9 Anniversary

Just hours after the words of the Declaration of Independence were first read to the army in New York on July 9, 1776, a mob of soldiers and sailors descended on Bowling Green in Lower Manhattan and tore down the gilded statue of King George III that stood there.
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Henry Louis Gates Jr. to be Awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award on June 9

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that renowned Harvard University historian and award-winning filmmaker and author Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. will be awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at an evening gala at the Museum on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
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True Colours maker Ruth Hodges shows a young girl a reproduction American flag she sewed for the project.

Experience 18th-Century Skills and Trades at a Weekend Living History Event, May 14-15

From shoemakers to flagmakers, woodworkers, and more, nearly 30 costumed historical tradespeople will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Saturday, May 14, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. for Revolutionary Artisans & Makers: A Living History Event.
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Cover of The Journal of Charlotte L. Forten featuring a photograph of an older Charlotte.

The Journal of Charlotte L. Forten

Read an excerpt from The Journal of Charlotte L. Forten, edited by Ray Allen Billington.
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A graphic featuring the book cover for The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams to the left and author Stacy Schiff's headshot to the right.

Biographer Stacy Schiff Joins the Museum to Discuss Samuel Adams’s Role at the First Continental Congress, Jan. 31

– Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. for an evening discussion with Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, inspired by her most recent book, The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams, and Adams’s attendance at the First Continental Congress at Philadelphia’s Carpenters’ Hall in 1774. The evening will be held in partnership with The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia.
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Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent exhibit name on the left with February 17, 2024 to January 5, 2025 dates below and an painted image of Washington in his tent to the right.

New Special Exhibit "Witness to Revolution" Opens Over Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum, Feb. 17-19

Join us over Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution, Saturday, Feb. 17 – Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, for the opening of our newest special exhibition, "Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent." Throughout the weekend, explore the life, leadership, and legacy of George Washington and the diverse range of people with whom he interacted through discovery carts, pop-up talks, crafts, and more offerings that uncover the lesser-known stories of Washington’s 18th-century world.
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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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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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Seeing the Other Side

December 13, 2023, from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will introduce educators to sources representing diverse British and Loyalist perspectives, from King George III and Parliament to merchants and common soldiers.
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Celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day at the Museum, May 11-12

The Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate National Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 with special talks and tours about the roles of military families during the Revolutionary War. The programs kick off free Museum admission to Blue Star Families throughout the summer.
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