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Unit 3: Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

This unit provides students a look at the experiences of different soldiers from the many armies of the Revolutionary War and how artist Don Troiani portrays those experiences to a viewer.
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James Forten Discovery Cart

James Forten Discovery Cart

View replica objects from the time James Forten, a free Revolutionary War veteran, wealthy sailmaker and prominent Philadelphia abolitionist, spent as a teenager at sea to learn more about his life.
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Historian Holger Hoock Examines America’s Shockingly Violent Inception, May 8

Historian and author Holger Hoock shatters the myth that the American Revolution was a tame affair carried out by statesmen in drawing rooms. In his “original, thought-provoking” (Wall Street Journal) recent book Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth (Crown, 2017), Hoock shows that the Revolution was not only a high-minded battle over principles, but also a profoundly violent civil war.
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Gingerbread Baking Demonstration and Tasting with Bestselling Author Anne Byrn

Gingerbread is the most revolutionary of all American cakes, with a rich history in early American culture. On Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., New York Times bestselling author Anne Byrn will join the Museum of the American Revolution for a family-friendly illustrated talk, book signing, and gingerbread baking demonstration based on her most recent book, American Cake.
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New Book Uses Archaeological Finds to Tell the Story of Philadelphia’s Transformation From the 17th Century to Today

One of the largest urban archaeology projects in Old City Philadelphia, the archaeological investigation of the site of the new Museum of the American Revolution is now the subject of a new book. Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution: A Tale of Two Taverns and the Growth of Philadelphia is available now from Temple University Press.
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Museum Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Achievement Award for “When Women Lost the Vote” Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2022 Institutional Achievement Award from PA Museums for its 2020-2021 special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explored the little-known story of women and free people of color legally voting in New Jersey following the Revolutionary War.
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Discover Revolutionary-Era Signs and Symbols at “Lion and Unicorn” After-Hours Event, Sept. 17

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Museum of the American Revolution Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Award of Merit

The Museum will receive an Institutional Award of Merit from PA Museums at the association’s Annual Statewide Museum Conference for Revolution Place.
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Object Stories: Educating Citizens

Learn how important education became in the years following the Revolutionary War, and discover how parents were teaching their children from home in the early republic, much as people are doing today.
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Virtual Storytime: What Can a Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers

Watch as the Museum's Dr. Elizabeth Grant, Director of Learning & Engagement, reads aloud What Can a Citizen Do?, written by Dave Eggers and illustrated by Shawn Harris, with permission from Chronicle Book.
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