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Declare Your Independence at the Museum of the American Revolution’s July 4th Weekend Celebration

From Saturday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 4, 2018, explore the Declaration's history and continuing legacy at the Museum of the American Revolution with special programs and activities for all ages. Throughout the weekend, visitors and passersby can declare how they are carrying forward the ideals of the American Revolution by adding a personalized ribbon to a flag-shaped “Declarations Wall” on the Museum’s outdoor plaza. Inside, visitors can sign their name to a giant Declaration of Independence in the Museum’s rotunda and take home a complimentary pocket-sized Declaration of Independence.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Holly Mayer September 2021

Author and Historian Dr. Holly Mayer to Discuss Her New Book “Congress’s Own” Onsite and Online, September 30

Author, professor, and historian of early America Dr. Holly A. Mayer will kick off the Museum of the American Revolution’s 2021-2022 season of the Read the Revolution Speaker Series on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.
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Historian Dr. Caitlin Fitz to Discuss Latin American Independence and the American Revolution in Free Virtual Event June 30

Author and historian Dr. Caitlin Fitz will discuss her award-winning first book, Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions, in a virtual conversation with Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Portraits from Australia and Ireland to Anchor 2019-2020 Exhibit "Cost of Revolution"

Next fall, the Museum of the American Revolution will present its first international loan exhibition, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier, anchored by two significant portraits. Painted by English artist Thomas Gainsborough and Irish artist Hugh Douglas Hamilton, the portraits are on loan to the Museum from Australia’s National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne) and the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin, respectively.
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Lunchtime Author Talk with "The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn" Author Robert Watson, Sept. 13

In his new book The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution (Da Capo Press, 2017), author and historian Dr. Robert Watson draws on hundreds of accounts culled from old newspapers, diaries, and military reports.
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This rare eyewitness Revolutionary War sketch depicts pen and ink drawings of the Continental Army's North Carolina Brigade and female camp followers marching through Philadelphia in August 1777.

Rare, Newly Discovered Eyewitness Sketch of Continental Army Sheds New Light on Wartime Life

An eyewitness pen-and-ink sketch depicting Continental Army soldiers and camp followers marching through Philadelphia on Aug. 25, 1777, which has never been documented or published by historians, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Nearly 50 Painters and Sculptors to Display Military Miniatures at the Museum During Father’s Day Weekend, June 18 – 19

During Father’s Day weekend, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore “Revolution in Miniatures,” featuring displays of hundreds of intricately detailed, hand-painted miniature military figures and Revolutionary-era scenes by nearly 50 painters and sculptors.
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Celebrate July 4th with a Week of Free Virtual Experiences for All Ages

During a weeklong Fourth of July Celebration, the Museum of the American Revolution will offer free, interactive virtual experiences for all ages.
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September-October Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

There is always something happening at the Museum of the American Revolution and this fall is no exception. With a dirth of author events, family-friendly activities and even a two-day living history event, there is truly something for everyone.
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Museum of the American Revolution Honors America’s First Fallen Soldiers during Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution pays tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution, and celebrates the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations.
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