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An Evening with Martin Mansergh and Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall Discussing “The American Revolution and Ireland,” Oct. 1

Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall and Dr. Martin Mansergh discuss the influence of the American Revolution on the Irish Revolution of 1798.
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Museum Announces Appointment of New Curatorial, Education Staff

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of two senior staff members to support exhibition and programming development.
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Museum of the American Revolution and Colonial Williamsburg Commemorate Siege of Yorktown November 6-9

the Museum of the American Revolution, with Colonial Williamsburg’s American Indian Initiative, will present on Indian diplomacy and the Revolutionary War.
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History Museum and Museum of the American Revolution Present Program on Mrs. Benedict Arnold

Stephen H. Case and Mark Jacob, co-authors of Treacherous Beauty-Peggy Shippen will discuss their book in a public program.
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Teen-Focused Workshop and Author Talk with L.M. Elliott, Author of “Hamilton and Peggy! A Revolutionary Friendship”

Author L.M. Elliott will host a young adult writing workshop based on her recent book "Hamilton and Peggy! A Revolutionary Friendship"
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Who Tells Your Story? Explore Untold Stories from Black History at Museum’s “History After Hours”

In the pop-up museum visitors will learn about Philadelphia's African- American community during the Revolutionary era and explore untold histories
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Delve Deeper into the Origins, People, and Events of the American Revolution with a Live Virtual Course, Jan. 5 – Feb. 2

Delve Deeper into the Origins, People, and Events of the American Revolution with a Live Virtual Course, Jan. 5 – Feb. 2
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November-December Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

It's almost that time of year again! As the holiday season approaches, the Museum of the American Revolution offers a wide range of festive, family-friendly and historically-themed events, from special Veterans Day weekend programs (free for veterans and military!) to a holiday season kick-off featuring a performance from Nutcracker 1776 to author talks by renowned historians.
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Never-Before-Displayed Sword of Revolutionary War Colonel Donated to Museum

A silver-hilted American small sword owned and used by Colonel Jonathan Pettibone (1710-1776) of Simsbury, Connecticut, during the Revolutionary War was donated to the Museum of the American Revolution today. The never-before-displayed sword was donated by a descendent of Pettibone and his family. The sword will be displayed at the Museum beginning in 2018.
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The British Are Coming Back! Historic Sites Commemorate 240th Anniversary of British Occupation of Philadelphia

You know that Philadelphia was the capital city during the Revolutionary War, but did you know that it was seized by the British in 1777 and occupied for nine long months? And did you know that Independence Hall – where the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776 – was later used as a prison for American officers?
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