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Museum Releases New Book on Discovery of Revolutionary-Era Watercolor Depicting George Washington’s War Tent

A new book released by the Museum of the American Revolution provides a rare eyewitness view into the Revolutionary War.
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Celebrate George Washington’s Birthday this Presidents Day Weekend

In 2019, the Museum of the American Revolution celebrated Washington’s 287th birthday with festivities throughout Presidents Day Weekend.
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Create Your Own Superpowered Historical Figure During “Cartooning Around” Workshop, Dec. 29

Create your own historically inspired comic book superhero during "Cartooning Around," a special workshop geared toward young readers.
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Highlights from the Museum of the American Revolution’s First Three Years

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Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

October 19, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free virtual teacher workshop, educators will encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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Andrew Roberts on The Last King of America

Historian and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Andrew Roberts joined the Museum of the American Revolution in February 2022 for a talk on his latest book, The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

A New Nation

Core Exhibition
What kind of nation did the Revolution create? The Revolutionaries succeeded in gaining independence, but then came the immense task of creating a nation founded on the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
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Beat the Heat at the Museum of the American Revolution this August

John Adams wrote that he dreaded “the melting Heats of a Philadelphia Summer,” but even though it’s hot outside, cool things are happening at the Museum of the American Revolution this August. In addition to enjoying the Museum’s ice-cold air conditioning (a perk of strict climate requirements for preserving artifacts), visitors can enjoy everything from 18th-century music on the outdoor plaza to an archaeology station and history-themed happy hours.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

January 15-18, 2021
Join us in-person and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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Seeing the Other Side

February 2, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will introduce educators to sources representing diverse perspectives from King George III and Parliament to merchants and common soldiers.
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