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Author and Historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera to Discuss Recent Book on the Continental Army’s Encampment at Valley Forge, Jan. 26

Author and historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera will discuss his extensive new book on the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge titled, Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names William Schwartz as New Board Member

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of William Schwartz as the newest member of the Museum’s Board of Directors. Schwartz is the principal and co-founder of INTECH Construction.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month this March

Special Events Include a Virtual Author Talk, Artisan Workshop, and Choral Premiere Inspired by Abigail Adams’s “Remember the Ladies” Letter Don’t Miss the Final Months of When Women Lost the Vote Special Exhibit
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Museum Marks 155th Anniversary of Juneteenth Virtually, June 19

On Friday, June 19, the Museum will celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, a celebration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, and will explore the continuing struggle for equality.
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Rare Opportunity to Step Inside Replica of Washington's Sleeping and Office Tent at George Washington's Mount Vernon

In 2013, the Museum of the American Revolution commissioned Colonial Williamsburg’s Department of Historic Trades to create an exact replica of one of the greatest treasures in its collection—George Washington’s sleeping and office tent. This replica, which has been used by conservators and exhibit designers as a “stunt double” for the original tent as they plan for the installation of the fragile original artifact in the Museum—will be on display May 2-3 at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
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A visitor looks at the When Women Lost the Vote tableau featuring two white women and a woman of color voting in New Jersey in 1811.

Celebrate Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month this March

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Museum of the American Revolution this March to uncover a fuller, more inclusive history of the nation’s beginnings. Discover lesser-known stories of Revolutionary women through immersive workshops and seminars, in-gallery programming, extensive online resources, and more. Throughout Women’s History Month, be sure to explore our newest special exhibition "Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent" to learn the diverse stories of the women who played critical roles in the tent's journey.
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Gather at the Museum Over Thanksgiving Weekend for the Final Days of Black Founders Special Exhibit and Festivities for the Whole Family, Nov. 24 – 26

This Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday, Nov. 24 – Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to experience the final days of our groundbreaking special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Throughout the weekend, enjoy immersive exhibits and activities for the whole family. Plus, share a note of gratitude on our “Wall of Thanks” in the Museum’s rotunda and stop by the Museum Shop to find the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list.
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Could Women and Men Be Friends in the Founding Era? Dr. Cassandra A. Good Will Explore the Risks and Rewards of “Founding Friendships,” March 9

Part of the Museum’s Popular Read the Revolution Speaker Series
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Museum Wins PA Museums’ Statewide Institutional Award of Merit for “Hamilton Was Here” Special Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2020 Institutional Award of Merit from PA Museums for its 2018-19 exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.
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George Washington’s Headquarters Tent Installed

One of the most iconic surviving artifacts from the Revolutionary War, the field tent used as General George Washington’s wartime headquarters was installed in its new state-of-the-art home at the Museum of the American Revolution after a years-long process to conserve and display it.
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