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A graphic featuring the book cover for The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams to the left and author Stacy Schiff's headshot to the right.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Stacy Schiff

January 31, 2024, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff will join the Museum, in partnership with The Carpenters' Company, for a discussion inspired by her most recent book, The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams.
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Tempesta Di Mare Hessian Oboe Holiday Concert Event with Matthew Skic

AmRev Presents: A Hessian Holiday Concert with Tempesta di Mare

December 28, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Join the Museum for a hybrid concert and discussion exploring the surprising German influence on early American music performed by ensemble members of Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
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Flora Macdonald Pretty Young Rebel book cover by Flora Fraser

Flora MacDonald: "Pretty Young Rebel"

Read an excerpt from Flora Fraser's new book, Flora MacDonald: “Pretty Young Rebel”: Her Life and Story.
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These Truths by Jill Lepore book cover

These Truths

Read an excerpt from Jill Lepore's book, These Truths: A History of the United States.
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Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Lenfest Award is presented to recipients active in a broad range of fields such as history, education, film-making, writing, media and philanthropy.
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Guests interact with the Finding Freedom interactive in the galleries.

About Finding Freedom

The Museum of the American Revolution's online interactive feature, Finding Freedom, explores the stories of African American men and women in war-torn Virginia.
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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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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Holly Mayer September 2021

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Holly Mayer

September 30, 2021 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Dr. Holly A. Mayer joins the Museum for a hybrid onsite and online event to kick off our 2021-22 Read the Revolution Speaker Series with a discussion on her new book, Congress's Own.
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Carl M Buchholz Memorial Lecture featuring a photo of authro Akhil Reed Amar and his book The Words that Made Us.

2023 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture with Akhil Reed Amar

September 21, 2023, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Join the Museum as we host Akhil Reed Amar, constitutional scholar and author of "The Words That Made Us," for the 2023 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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