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This image shows the book cover of Sealed with Blood: War, Sacrifice, and Memory in Revolutionary America by Sarah Purcell. The title and Sarah’s name are written at the bottom of the cover in front of a watercolor image of a battle during the American Revolution.

Sealed with Blood

This excerpt from Sarah Purcell argues shared experiences of the Revolutionary War offered Americans an opportunity to create a sense of national identity
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The British Are Coming Back! Living History Event Recreates British Occupation of Philadelphia

The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate the dark days of the British occupation during Occupied Philadelphia, a two-day living history event on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20 – 21. Throughout the weekend, the Museum will offer guided walking tours, special programming, and family-friendly activities exploring what life was like in the city while British forces controlled it.
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Summer 2018 Reading List

View our list of 2018 Summer Reading Books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages!
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Occupied Philadelphia 2021

November 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join us as we recreate the dark days of the 1777-78 British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum’s annual flagship living history event.
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Philly Improv Theater Brings Hit Show to History After-Hours Event, Nov. 19

Discover how Irish soldier Richard St. George used “comedy” sketching to cope with his life experiences during and after the Revolutionary War at History After Hours.
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A family of four looks at the exhibit family guide for Liberty.

Mother's Day Weekend at the Museum

May 7-8, 2022
Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women that played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and with armies on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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This image shows the book cover of 1776 by David McCullough. 1776 is written in large red font in the center of the image. On the bottom, there is a painting depicting the Continental Army.

1776

Read an excerpt from David McCullough's book that captures American reactions in the immediate aftermath of the Declaration of Independence.
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Running from Bondage

Read an excerpt from Karen Cook Bell's book, Running from Bondage: Enslaved Women and Their Remarkable Fight for Freedom in Revolutionary America.
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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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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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