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Summer 2017 Reading List

Check out the 45 titles featured in our summer 2017 reading list for children and young adults.
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Museum Joins Historic District Sites in Partnership in Support of Ukraine

The Museum of the American Revolution joins several well-known sites and institutions in Philadelphia’s historic district, the birthplace of democracy, in partnership to support democratic ideals in Ukraine and around the world.
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Hessian Holiday Concert with Tempesta Di Mare

A Hessian Holiday Concert with Tempesta di Mare

Watch this concert and discussion exploring the surprising German influence on early American music, performed by ensemble members of Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
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Upcoming Programs Highlight the History of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution presents two public programs featuring noted authors who have recently published books on the American Revolution.
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How History and Theater Can Work Together to Engage Audiences, Evening Panel Discussion

A panel discussion as part of the Museum's "Year of Hamilton" programming, discussing the balance between artistic license with historical accuracy
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Role of Cities Reading List

Reading List: The Role of Cities in the American Revolution

Check out nine suggested readings from our collection of Read the Revolution book excerpts addressing the role of cities in the American Revolution.
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The Last King Of America by Andrew Roberts

The Last King of America

Read an excerpt from Andrew Roberts' book, The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of King George III.
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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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This image depicts the book cover of The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution by Robert Parkinson. The book cover is a painting of people pulling down the King George III statue in New York.

The Common Cause

This excerpt from Robert Parkinson explores the creation of a common cause to rally colonists from South Carolina to Massachusetts against a common enemy.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Cake by Anne Byrn. The book cover shows a white frosted cake with pink rose petals on top. The cake sits on a white cake stand with more petals surrounding the right side of the stand. Below this image is the title of the book. Below the title of the book are three smaller photographs of cakes dated 1770, 1903, and 1963.

Double Feature: Gingerbread

Read these excerpts featuring Colonial recipes along with tempting and intriguing stories about our early American culinary history.
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