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2022 Conference On Collecting The Revolutionary War Event Graphic featuring a wallet, powder horn, and a map.

2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

April 7-9, 2022
The 2022 Conference of Collecting the Revolutionary War will be held at the Museum to discuss how ideas about Revolutionary-era objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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A watercolor depicts Jack, a person of African descent, crouching down with a rifle in his right hand. His left hand is lying on a rock and he is overlooking the countryside.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Jack (Virtual)

January 21, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.

Finding Freedom Orientation and Case Study: Deborah and Eve (Virtual)

December 16, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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A watercolor depicts London, a person of African descent, with his trumpet lowered in his right hand. He is looking over his left shoulder toward a hill. On top of the hill, there is a fire and smoke. Running toward the hill are four British soldiers with their rifles pointed.

Finding Freedom Orientation & Case Study: London & Andrew (Virtual)

December 2, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new Finding Freedom online interactive feature and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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This image shows the book cover of Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle by Mark Lender and Gary Stone. The title of the book is written in red at the top of the image and the subtitle is written in white at the bottom of the image. The cover is a portrait of a young George Washington, on horseback, with a sword in his right hand pointing upward in the midst of a battle.

Fatal Sunday

Read this excerpt that offers a glimpse into the aftermath of Battle of Monmouth, detailing the gruesome task left to victors of burying the dead.
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The Dawn of Detroit by Tiya Miles

The Dawn of Detroit

Read an excerpt from Tiya Miles' recent book, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits.
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2022 Conference On Collecting The Revolutionary War Event Graphic featuring a wallet, powder horn, and a map.

2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

The 2022 Conference of Collecting the Revolutionary War was held at the Museum to discuss how ideas about Revolutionary-era objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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2022 State of the Museum Address

May 19, 2022 from 6-8 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the fourth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President & CEO.
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Summer Reading List: 2020 Young Readers Edition

View our list of 2020 Summer Reading Books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages!
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Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier

September 28, 2019 - March 17, 2020
Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier followed the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and the Irish Revolution of 1798.
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