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Explore 18th-Century Life in Philadelphia this Winter Break

What were Philadelphia winters like for Alexander Hamilton? During Winter Break, Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the city of Philadelphia as Hamilton would have experienced it. Visitors can learn about activities that would have taken place in the Museum’s neighborhood during the Revolutionary era, from dueling to dressmaking and more.
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Lonnie Moore introduces the 2023 Lonae Moore Forum at the Museum in Liberty Hall.

Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust's 2024 Lonaé A. Moore Forum

February 10, 2024 from 1-3:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Museum, the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the seventh annual Lonaé A. Moore Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding."
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Museum Hosts “Seafarers and Stargazers” After-Hours Event, May 21

The museum hosts "Seafarers and Stargazers" as part of their History After Hours monthly series, learn about astrology and astronomy in the 18th century
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Family of two looks at a Diorama in Revolution Place.

Explore Snowy Stories and Wintertime Scenes During a Revolutionary Winter Break, Dec. 26 – Jan. 2

Make historically inspired ornaments, enjoy wintery stories, meet Revolutionary Philadelphian James Forten through a new theatrical performance, and more during A Revolutionary Winter Break at the Museum of the American Revolution from Sunday, December 26, 2021 - Sunday, January 2, 2022.
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility, and Family Limitation in America, 1760-1820 by Susan E. Klepp. The image is a light blue color with a  circular image of a black haired woman holding a blonde haired baby. She is looking at the viewer and the baby is looking to the side.

Revolutionary Conceptions

In this excerpt, Susan Klepp discusses how the terms "virtue" and "prudence" came to be associated with women during the American Revolution.
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Finding Charity's Folk by Jessica Millward

Finding Charity's Folk

Read two excerpts from Jessica Millward's book, Finding Charity's Folk: Enslaved and Free Black Women in Maryland.
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Meet the Revolution: Kalela Williams

Historical interpreter Kalela Williams discusses the character she portrays – an African American teacher in Philadelphia in the 1790s.
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Meet the Revolution: Noah Lewis

Historical interpreter Noah Lewis discusses his portrayal of Edward "Ned" Hector, a free African American man and soldier who fought in the Revolutionary War.
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Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent exhibit name on the left with February 17, 2024 to January 5, 2025 dates below and an painted image of Washington in his tent to the right.

Member Preview of Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent

February 16, 2024 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us for the Members-only preview of our new special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent.
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State Of The Museum Address

DATE CHANGE | 2023 State of the Museum Address

May 17, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the fifth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson
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