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Founding Documents Event James Hrdlicka Matthew Skic

Founding Documents: Curating Constitutions with James F. Hrdlicka and Matthew Skic

In July 2021, James Hrdlicka and the Museum's Matthew Skic discussed the remarkable documents on loan from the Dorothy Tapper Goldman Foundation for our summer 2021 special exhibition Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Promises of the American Revolution

Learn about the life, service, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through many of his speeches and writings that reference the America's founding documents.
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AmRev360: Conservation and Symbols of Revolutionary Flags with Textile Conservator Virginia Whelan

Textile conservator Virginia Whelan discusses materials and symbolism found in flags from the Revolutionary era and the delicate work of conserving those flags.
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Finding Freedom Primary Sources

Muster rolls, pension records, letters, and more – these are a selection of the documents that informed our storytelling.
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Season of Independence Big Ideas

Explore several short essays to put the Season of Independence interactive map and its documents into historical context.
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For Students & Educators

Engage your students with the dramatic story of America's Founding with our in-person, in-class, homeschool, and virtual learning resources.
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Book Your Group Visit

The Museum offers in-person and virtual experiences for student, youth, or adult groups to explore the remarkable story of America’s founding.
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True Colours Flag Project

Follow the process of recreating and the history behind the flags flown by 18th-century ships at sea during the Revolutionary War with the Museum's True Colours Flag Project.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Cassandra Good

Watch the Museum's archived video of Cassandra Good's March 2021 virtual discussion on her book, Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic.
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An Introduction to the True Colours Flag Project

Learn more about the Museum's True Colours Flag Project, an initiative to recreate a "suit of colours" or set of flags carried by ships during the Revolutionary War.
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