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Newly Discovered Panoramic Watercolor Painting Reveals Only Known Wartime Depiction of Washington’s War Tent

The recent discovery of a 235-year-old, seven-foot panoramic painting offers an invaluable glimpse into the Revolutionary War. The sweeping watercolor painting of the fall 1782 Continental Army encampment at Verplanck’s Point, New York, contains the only known wartime depiction of General Washington’s headquarters tent, his command center throughout the war.
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Last Chance to See George Washington’s “Disappearing” Blue Sash

When George Washington first took command of the Continental Army in 1775, there was no standard uniform or insignia for officers, much less for the Commander-in-Chief. He needed something to distinguish himself from other officers. But what? The item he chose, a blue silk sash, or ribbon, worn across his chest, is currently on display at the Museum of the American Revolution until Oct. 9.
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Philadelphia Museums Loan Artwork to Palace of Versailles for Exhibition on France's Role in the American Revolution

In honor of the 240th anniversary of American Independence, the Museum of the American Revolution loaned a painting to the Palace of Versailles.
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Experience the Opulence of 18th-Century Irish Entertainment with Evening Concert, Dec. 4

Immerse yourself in the music of 18th-century Dublin, as The Practitioners & Ornaments of Musick present “Music Beyond the Fanlight: An 18th-Century Dublin Entertainment.”
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Rare 1823 Engraved Printing of the Declaration of Independence Now on View

Visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia now can see a rare 1823 engraved printing of the Declaration that belonged to the last surviving signer, Charles Carroll.
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Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

On October 3, 1789, George Washington issued a proclamation designating Thursday, November 26, of that year as a national day of thanks. During Thanksgiving Weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution will offer special talks, guided tours, and family-friendly activities from Friday, Nov. 24 – Sunday, Nov. 26 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (6 p.m. on Friday).
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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Whole HamFam

Got a Hamilton lover in the family? The Museum of the American Revolution has your holiday shopping list covered with unique gifts for the whole HamFam at all price points, from books to apparel and even a Hamilton-themed getaway. Gift items are available at the Museum’s shop (Museum admission not required for entry) or online here.
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March into Spring Break at the Museum, March 23 – April 7

March into spring at the Museum of the American Revolution over Spring Break, March 23 – April 7, 2024, to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with military-themed crafts, interactive discovery carts, in-gallery talks, and more. Plus, celebrate the start of the season by joining an outdoor neighborhood walking tour, offered daily.
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Celebrate Legacy-Making Ladies During Women’s History Month at Museum’s History After Hours Event

History After Hours hosts an event celebrating the stories of women during the American Revolution in honor of Women's History Month.
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Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns to Receive “Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award” in April 2019

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns will receive the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award in April 2019.
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