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Pulitzer Prize-Winner Laurel Ulrich Reflects on “The Age of Homespun” During Women’s History Month

Historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich will discuss her pioneering work The Age of Homespun during Women’s History Month, part of the Read the Revolution series
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2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Museum of the American Revolution is proud to present the 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award to Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer
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Revolutionary War Diary Reveals New Details about Deborah Sampson, Who Disguised Herself as a Man to Join the Continental Army

A hand-written diary of Massachusetts Revolutionary War corporal Abner Weston (1760-1830), which was recently acquired by the Museum of the American Revolution, reveals new details about the now-famous female soldier Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War.
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Celebrate July 4th Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

The words of the Declaration of Independence changed the world. The effects of this revolutionary document continue to reverberate today, inspiring more than 100 similar declarations of human rights and self-government around the world.
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Revolution At The Library Richmond Branch

Museum's “Revolution at the Library” Partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia Returns this Summer

Revolution at the Library, the Museum of the American Revolution’s partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), returns this month to engage kids and families in the dynamic, diverse stories of the American Revolution.
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A watercolor depicts London, a person of African descent, with his trumpet lowered in his right hand. He is looking over his left shoulder toward a hill. On top of the hill, there is a fire and smoke. Running toward the hill are four British soldiers with their rifles pointed.

Finding Freedom Orientation & Case Study: London & Andrew (Virtual)

December 2, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Deborah and Eve (Virtual)

December 16, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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A watercolor depicts Jack, a person of African descent, crouching down with a rifle in his right hand. His left hand is lying on a rock and he is overlooking the countryside.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Jack (Virtual)

January 21, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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Family of two looks at a Diorama in Revolution Place.

Father's Day Weekend: Revolution in Miniatures Presented by the Artist Preservation Group

June 18-19, 2022
During Father’s Day Weekend at the Museum, visitors can explore displays of miniature figures and scenes from the Revolutionary era created by approximately 50 painters and sculptors.
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A Museum curator talks to three guests in Witness to Revolution at the partial recreation of one end of Washington's tent.

Labor Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

August 31 - September 2, 2024
Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum to explore our Witness to Revolution special exhibit, participate in family-friendly activities and crafts, and more as we wrap up A Revolutionary Summer. Children 12 years old and younger will receive free Museum admission throughout the holiday weekend.
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