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A young girl dressed in 18th century clothing talks to an adult living history interpreter on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

History Explorer Meet-Up: Occupied Philadelphia

November 5, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. (SOLD OUT) & 1:30 p.m.
In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour, we’ll explore occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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Drittes Regiment Garde Engraving
Carl, J.H., "Drittes Regiment Garde" (1784). Prints, Drawings and Watercolors from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.

History Explorers Club: Unboxing the Hessians

December 18, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn who the Hessians were and what role these German soldiers played in the Revolutionary War and during the 10 Crucial Days at our family-friendly December History Explorers Club.
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Occupied Philadelphia Tea with two costumed living history interpreters

A British-Occupied Members Teatime

November 6, 2022 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Join your fellow Museum Members for a spot of afternoon tea and activities for History Explorers with costumed British soldiers and civilians in Liberty Hall as part of Occupied Philadelphia.
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SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: Everyday Life in the Revolutionary Era

Tuesdays in March (1, 8, 15, 22, & 29), 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive seminar on Tuesday evenings in March led by Dr. Tyler Putman, investigate everyday life during the Revolutionary War through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 6

Examine primary sources and imagine standing in someone else’s shoes to better understand the difficult decisions people of African descent faced as war became a reality in the colonies.
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Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: A Family Affair

This is the second in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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Photograph of Mary Custis Lee
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mrs. Robert E. Lee, 1806-73." New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: Reclaiming History

This is the first in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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Explore Other Virtual Museums

Would you like to discover more virtual museum experiences related to the American Revolutionary era and beyond? You may also wish to explore virtual tours of these other museums!
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Unit 7: Remembering the Veterans of the Revolutionary War

This unit explores the difficulties that veterans faced after the Revolutionary War, the obstacles they faced in obtaining aid from the government, and moments of possibility they experienced throughout.
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AmRev360: Mascots, Monuments, and Memory with Ray Halbritter

Oneida Indian Nation leader Ray Halbritter joins President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson to discuss his role in the campaign to rename the NFL's Washington Football Team and more.
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