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Michael Idriss Headshot

Young Friends of the Museum Present: Meet Michael Idriss

June 24, 2021 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Meet Michael Idriss, the Museum’s new African American Interpretive Fellow, who will share his vision for developing and delivering programs that explore the lives, experiences, and impact of Revolutionary-era people of African descent.
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A new display about the 2nd Spartan Regiment in the Museum's gallery on the war in the south.

EXCLUSIVE | Collections Society Tour & Reception: The 2nd Spartan Regiment Flag

October 10, 2023, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Collections Society Members are invited to join Museum President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson and special guests for a light reception and gallery tour about a display of objects that witnessed the Southern Campaign.
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A British costumed living history interpreter shows a young boy how to drum on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

History Explorer Meet-Up: 2023 Occupied Philadelphia

October 28, 2023, at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour designed for children, join us to explore Occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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Sketch by Gabriel Bray called A View Of Apolonia
Courtesy of National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

Sierra Leone and the American Revolution

Examine the role Sierra Leone played in the American Revolution, who Sierra Leone's major players were, and additional resources to continue learning more.
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WATCH: Read the Revolution with Stephen Brumwell

Watch the Museum's archived video of Stephen Brumwell's January 2020 discussion on his book, Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty.
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Color a Revolutionary Thank You for Memorial Day

Download, print, and color a coloring page from the Museum, based on Washington's Standard, with a special message of gratitude for service members.
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Library of Congress

The Netherlands and the American Revolution

Examine the role the Netherlands played in the American Revolution, who the major Dutch players were, and additional resources to continue learning more.
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Silhouette artist T.J. Steussy shows a young visitor his silhouette during Winter Weekends at the Museum.

Silhouette Art's Unique Connection to Revolutionary-era Philadelphia

Silhouette artist Ted Stuessy explores a brief history of the artform and its unique connection to the Peale Museum in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia.
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Museum of the American Revolution Exceeds $150 Million Capital Campaign Goal with Gift from Comcast NBCUniversal and The Roberts Foundation

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Family Donates Rare Hand-Written Journal of Revolutionary-Era Prisoner-of-War to Museum

The original, hand-written journal of Christopher Hawkins (1764-1837), who was captured from a privateer ship and served as a prisoner-of-war during the Revolutionary War, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
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