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Museum of the American Revolution Names John A. Catsimatidis, Jr. and Alan H. Fleischmann to Board of Directors

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of John A. Catsimatidis, Jr. and Alan H. Fleischmann as the newest members of the Museum’s Board of Directors.
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Forten Family Bible Courtesy Of Atwood Kip Forten Jacobs

Historic Forten Family Bible Donated to Museum of the American Revolution by Descendants of James Forten

An historic Bible, connected to one of the most significant African American families in Philadelphia’s history, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution by Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs and his daughter Taylor Jacqueline Rodriguez Jacobs, direct descendants of Black Revolutionary War veteran and abolitionist James Forten. The Bible is currently on display – for the first time in public – in the Museum’s special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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A mother and two young daughters look at photos on the Revolutionary Generation Wall at the Museum.

Free Admission for Veterans, Military, and Blue Star Families During Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 10 – 12

This Veterans Day Weekend, Friday, Nov. 10 – Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, the Museum of the American Revolution will pay tribute to America’s first veterans as well as those who continue to serve our nation today. Visitors of all ages can enjoy walking tours, performances, and other family-friendly activities. From Nov. 10-12, the Museum will offer free admission to veterans, those currently serving in the military, and Blue Star Families, courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal.
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General George Washington's 'Military Family'

Explore art and objects related to General George Washington's "military family," featured in the Museum's "Winter Patriots, 1777-1778" gallery.
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Etch Your Own Powder Horn Craft

Find inspiration from powder horns in the Museum's collection and etch your own like those carried by Revolutionary War soldiers.
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Recreated 1787 Eliza Hamilton Gown

Fast Fashion: Top Four Accessory Trends of Fall 1787

We ask Amber Mendenhall Welch about her contribution to styling Eliza Hamilton within her larger historical costuming work and inspiration.
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Young Friends

Join a new generation to transform your relationship with our Revolutionary history and represent the next wave of Museum enthusiasts.
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Season of Independence Glossary

This glossary provides definitions to useful terms found throughout the Season of Independence interactive feature and its related teacher resources.
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Living History at Home: Making Hard Bread

Watch Tyler Putman, Gallery Interpretation Manager at the Museum, demonstrate how to make hard bread from flour, water, and salt.
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Big Idea 2: A Revolutionary Reminder in a Changing Nation

Learn more about how George Washington's headquarters tent became a symbol of the American republic and survived the Civil War.
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