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Andrew Roberts headshot and Last King Of America Book
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An Evening with Andrew Roberts, Author of The Last King of America

February 25, 2022 from 6-8 p.m.
Revolution Society and George Washington Council members are invited to a special evening with historian and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Andrew Roberts on his book, The Last King of America.
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18th-Century Philadelphia-Made Slipware Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation to be Exhibited for the First Time

A remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia will be revealed to the public for the first time. Nearly a dozen pieces of slipware, a form of decorative lead-glazed pottery, will be on view at the 2018 New York Ceramics & Glass Fair from Thursday, Jan. 18 – Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Bohemian National Hall in Manhattan.
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Remember the Ladies Choral Premiere

"Remember the Ladies": The World Premiere of a New Choral Work by Dr. Melissa Dunphy

March 25, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join the Museum and PhilHarmonia for the premiere of Dr. Melissa Dunphy's new choral work, "Remember the Ladies," inspired by Abigail Adams's famous letter, followed by a panel discussion.
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A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

Mother's Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 13-14, 2023
Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women who played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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Never Caught

Read an excerpt from Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve's young reader adaptation of the story of runaway slave Ona Judge.
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This image depicts the book cover of George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. There is a portrait of Gorge Washington. The right side of the portrait runs off the left side of the book cover, so only the left side of his body is visible.

The Secret Six

This excerpt from authors Kilmeade and Yaeger shows George Washington's use of intelligence and counterintelligence, including Culper Spy Ring
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This image shows the book cover of The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution by Alan Taylor. At the top of the image are two illustrations: on the left is a settler and on the right is a Native American.

The Divided Ground

Read this excerpt from Alan Taylor that tells of an important ally in the American Revolution: the Oneida Nation, a nation of the Iroquois Confederacy.
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American Crisis by William Fleming Jr.

American Crisis

Read an excerpt from William Fowler Jr.'s book, American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years after Yorktown, 1781-1783.
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This image depicts the book cover of Digging in The City of Brotherly Love by Rebecca Yamin. The cover is a photo of a Philadelphia park in the fall. The top and bottom of the book cover are purple. The title of the book is written in front of a yellow strip.

Digging in the City of Brotherly Love

Read this excerpt from Rebecca Yamin that features a 19 century insurance policy, suggesting an explanation to a unidentified recovered artifact.
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200th Edition Museum Staff Picks Reading List includes A People’s History of the American Revolution by Ray Raphael; John Adams by David McCullough; Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar; American Revolutions: A Continental History 1750-1804 by Alan Taylor; The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young; and Spies in the Continental Capital by John A. Nagy. The books are stacked on top of one another on a wooden bench outside on a sunny day. The books and the bench are in clear view while the background is blurred.

Reading List: Read the Revolution 200th Edition Staff Picks

To celebrate the our 200th edition of Read the Revolution, Museum staff picked their favorite books about the American Revolution.
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