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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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Stephen Minor Don Esteban Portrait Iberdrola

Newly Acquired Portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor Officially Unveiled During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an event on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. to mark the official unveiling of a portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor, who fought with the Spanish Army during the Revolutionary War.
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Image 102820 16x9 Transparent Rtr 2019 Reading List My America Beautiful

Summer 2019 Reading List

View our list of 2019 Summer Reading Books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages!
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This image shows the book cover of The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S. Wood. It is a painting of a Continental Army solder with a sword raised in his right hand and an American flag with 1776 written on it in yellow in his left hand.

The American Revolution

This excerpt from Gordon Wood shows how the ideals of 'republicanism' influenced the governments being formed at the start of the Revolutionary War.
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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Thanksgiving Weekend 2023: Closing Weekend of Black Founders Exhibit

November 24-26, 2023
Join us at the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend for the final weekend of our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Giant Recreated Revolutionary War Ship Flags Debut During Flag Day Weekend, Part of Museum’s “True Colours Flag Project”

Flag Day Weekend and True Colours Flag Project at the Museum of the American Revolution
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"Black Founders" Women’s History Night with Award-Winning Author Dr. Kerri Greenidge, March 24

Award-winning author and historian Dr. Kerri K. Greenidge will join the Museum of the American Revolution for Black Founders Women’s History Night on Friday, March 24, 2023, from 5:15 – 8 p.m. Greenidge will discuss her recent book "The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family"
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Michael Idriss Headshot

Young Friends of the Museum Present: Meet Michael Idriss

June 24, 2021 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Meet Michael Idriss, the Museum’s new African American Interpretive Fellow, who will share his vision for developing and delivering programs that explore the lives, experiences, and impact of Revolutionary-era people of African descent.
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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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This image shows the book cover of John Adams by David McCullough. John Adams is written in red font on the bottom of the cover and David’s name is written in white font at the top of the cover. The image is a portrait of John Adams.

John Adams

Read an excerpt from David McCullough about the Founding Fathers negotiating with the British as they begin talks to officially end the war.
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