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Author and Historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera to Discuss Recent Book on the Continental Army’s Encampment at Valley Forge, Jan. 26

Author and historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera will discuss his extensive new book on the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge titled, Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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A new display about the 2nd Spartan Regiment in the Museum's gallery on the war in the south.

Rare, Never-Before-Displayed Revolutionary War Flag Now on View at the Museum of the American Revolution

A rare 18th-century flag is now on public display for the first time since the Revolutionary War at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
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Katelyn Appiah-Kubi portrays Elizabeth Freeman wearing a blue dress with white apron and hat.

Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 13-15

Visit the Museum of the American Revolution over Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, Saturday, Jan. 13 – Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through theatrical performances, pop-up talks, hands-on discovery carts, a poetry activity, and more, visitors can discover the ongoing promise of the American Revolution and explore what it takes to change the world. Plus, consider the ways you can create change in your community at an interactive community engagement wall.
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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.

Biographer Stacy Schiff Joins the Museum to Discuss Samuel Adams’s Role at the First Continental Congress, Jan. 31

– Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. for an evening discussion with Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, inspired by her most recent book, The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams, and Adams’s attendance at the First Continental Congress at Philadelphia’s Carpenters’ Hall in 1774. The evening will be held in partnership with The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia.
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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.

Author and Historian John Gilbert McCurdy to Launch New Book “Vicious and Immoral: Homosexuality, the American Revolution, and the Trials of Robert Newburgh” at the Museum on June 6

Building on research from his second book, Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution, McCurdy will present the fascinating story of a British Army chaplain’s 1774 trial with a historical discussion on homosexuality and the American Revolution.
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Author and Historian William Hogeland to Discuss “Hamilton’s Hub” and the Legacy of the First Bank of the United States, October 18

William Hogeland Joins the Museum of the American Revolution to Discuss the First Bank of the United States, October 18
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This graphic includes on the left side the words Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture 2024 featuring Dr. Richard Hass, a small image of the cover of his book called the bill of obligations, and his headshot portrait.

Diplomat and Bestselling Author Richard Haass to Join the Museum as Buchholz Lecturer on Sept. 19

Haass to Discuss Most Recent Book, The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens, Which Reenvisions Modern American Citizenship
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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.

Preeminent Constitutional Scholar Akhil Reed Amar to Join the Museum as Buchholz Lecturer to Discuss “The Words that Made Us," Sept. 21

Preeminent constitutional scholar and Yale University professor Akhil Reed Amar joins the Museum of the American Revolution as the distinguished lecturer for the fifth Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, from 6 – 7 p.m.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project to Perform a Lyrical MLK Celebration, Jan. 18

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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Kari Winter and Rhonda Brace

Historian Dr. Kari J. Winter to Discuss Powerful Memoir of Formerly Enslaved Revolutionary War Veteran Jeffrey Brace, Feb. 17

Historian and author 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, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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