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Brave Men as Ever Fought painting unveiling
Museum of the American Revolution, Funded by the National Park Service Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

Unveiling New "Brave Men as Ever Fought" Painting by Don Troiani at AAMP

On Sept. 2, 2021, we unveiled a new painting by renowned historical artist Don Troiani titled "Brave Men as Ever Fought" at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.
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In the News: Stolen Artifacts Returned to Local Museums in Repatriation Ceremony at the Museum

On Friday, Dec. 17, stolen artifacts were returned to their rightful owners — six museums from the Philadelphia region— in a repatriation ceremony at the Museum held by the Philadelphia Division of the FBI Art Crime Team.
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2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Museum of the American Revolution is proud to present the 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award to Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer
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Film Premiere Event with Panel Discussion Will Explore Indigenous People and Other Cultural Legacies on Columbus Day

The United States of America has an exceptionally diverse heritage, but the roles of many of its multiethnic ancestors have often been misrepresented in—or altogether excluded from—the telling of our nation’s history.
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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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Historical Timeline

Learn more about the history of Washington's War Tent from Revolutionary War battlefields to its permanent home at the Museum.
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Read the Revolution event graphic featuring author John McCurdy's headshot photograph to the right and book covers for his books Vicious and Moral as well as Quarters to the left.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with John Gilbert McCurdy

June 6, 2024, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. John Gilbert McCurdy joins the Museum for a special presentation exploring surprising truths about LGBTQ+ history in early America to launch his latest book, Vicious and Immoral: Homosexuality, the American Revolution, and the Trials of Robert Newburgh.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Kari Winter and Rhonda Brace

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Kari Winter featuring Rhonda Brace

February 17, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Historian Dr. Kari J. Winter will discuss the rare and powerful memoir of Jeffrey Brace, an enslaved man who won his freedom through service during the Revolutionary War, before being joined by Brace descendent and family historian, Rhonda Brace.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series graphic featuring Frederike Baer's headshot and the cover of her book on Hessians.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Friederike Baer

May 12, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Join Dr. Friederike Baer at the Museum for a discussion on her new book, Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War, as part of our Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
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This image depicts the cover of Plain Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution by Richard Beeman. The title of the book is written in the middle with a red background. The top of the book covers shows a black illustrated eagle with a white background. The bottom image is of the Founding Fathers and is in color.

Plain, Honest Men

Read an excerpt from Richard Beeman's book, Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution.
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