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Wawa Welcomed as New Corporate Sponsor

With George Washington looking on, the Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $250,000 from Wawa.
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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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A couple views items in the Museum's gift shop.

Give the Gift of the Revolution! Holiday Gift Ideas from the Museum

It's the season of giving! Let the Museum of the American Revolution be your guide to all things giftable, from tickets to unforgettable experiences, and Museum Shop offerings like apparel, books, home décor, keepsakes, and more. Shop on site or online, any time to check everyone off your list this year while supporting the Museum in a meaningful way.
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2022 Conference On Collecting The Revolutionary War Event Graphic featuring a wallet, powder horn, and a map.

2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

The 2022 Conference of Collecting the Revolutionary War was held at the Museum to discuss how ideas about Revolutionary-era objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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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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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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