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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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Give the Gift of the Revolution! Holiday Gift Ideas from the Museum

It's the season of giving! Let the Museum of the American Revolution be your guide to all things giftable, from tickets to unforgettable experiences, and Museum Shop offerings like apparel, books, home décor, keepsakes, and more. Shop on site or online, any time to check everyone off your list this year while supporting the Museum in a meaningful way.
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Museum of the American Revolution Receives Preservation Planning Award for Washington’s War Tent Project

The Museum’s years-long process to conserve and display General George Washington’s War Tent was awarded a 2017 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award.
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Garry Kasparov, Yascha Mounk and Curtis Milhaupt to Discuss the Global Rise of Authoritarianism

Garry Kasparov to discuss authoritarianism and challenges facing humanity today as part of a cohosted program with the World Affairs Council Philadelphia
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Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 14-16

Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 14-16
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American Revolution Center Names Three New Members to Board of Directors

The museum named three new members to its Board of Directors: John B. Adams Jr., Stephen H. Case, and Ambassador Louise V. Oliver.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project to Perform a Lyrical MLK Celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution, Jan. 19

Vocalists and musicians from the Philadelphia Jazz Project presented “We Shall: A Lyrical MLK Celebration” at the Museum on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
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The British Are Coming Back! Living History Weekend Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Sept. 28-29

Two-day recreation the British occupation of Philadelphia, coinciding with the opening of Cost of Revolution: Life and Death of an Irish Solider.
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Supporters Rally to Celebrate Opening Salvo of Museum of the American Revolution

Supporters attended the ceremony celebrating site preparation for the Museum of the American Revolution (MoAR) to be built at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.
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