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Andrew Roberts headshot and Last King Of America Book
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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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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

The Road to Independence

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How did people become Revolutionaries? Discover how the American Colonists – most of them content and even proud British subjects – became Revolutionaries as the roots of rebellion took hold.
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Celebrate Legacy-Making Ladies During Women’s History Month at Museum’s History After Hours Event

History After Hours hosts an event celebrating the stories of women during the American Revolution in honor of Women's History Month.
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Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns to Receive “Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award” in April 2019

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will receive the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award in April 2019.
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Experience the “Ten Crucial Days” of the Revolutionary War During Winter Break

During Winter Break, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can read stories of those who experienced Washington's strategy against the British.
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Museum Pilots Citizenship Initiative to Prepare Philadelphia-Area Immigrants to Become Engaged U.S. Citizens

This summer, the Museum of the American Revolution is piloting a new initiative to help aspiring citizens in the Philadelphia area prepare for U.S. citizenship, the first time a program like this has been offered at a Philadelphia museum.
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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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Virtual Storytime: Gingerbread for Liberty! by Mara Rockliff

Watch as the Museum's Rebecca Franco, Family Programs Manager, reads aloud Gingerbread for Liberty! How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution, written by Mara Rockliff and illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch, with permission from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
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David Bruce Smith and Martha Meehan Cohen

AmRev360: Inspiring a Love of History

Martha Meehan-Cohen, Director of Advancement for the Supreme Court Historical Society, and David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American Foundation, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Museum of the American Revolution Installs Bronze Sculptural Panels Depicting Iconic Revolutionary Moments

The finishing touches are being put on the new Museum of the American Revolution prior to its grand opening on April 19! On April 1, two large-scale (20’ x 40’) bronze sculptural panels were installed in the Museum’s outdoor plaza along Chestnut Street. The sculptures, which weigh in at 1500lbs. each, depict iconic paintings from the American Revolution.
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