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Award-Winning Harvard Historian Jane Kamensky to Discuss New Book as Part of “Read the Revolution” Series, Oct. 18

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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Winter Break at the Museum

December 26, 2021 to January 2, 2022
Throughout Winter Break, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, and much more for the whole family.
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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story

October 2, 2020 - April 25, 2021
When Women Lost the Vote explored the little-known history of the nation’s first women voters and examined the political conflicts that led to their voting rights being stripped away.
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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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Dissecting the Declaration

May 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop to take a closer look at the Declaration of Independence, work together to analyze the context that surrounded it, and reflect on its legacy.
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Noah Lewis portrays Ned Hector and teaches a young guest how to fire a cannon as part of our Meet The Revolution series.

ONSITE | History Explorer Meet-Up: Mountains of Ice and Snow

December 27, 2022 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Join us onsite at the Museum for a hands-on, activity-filled exploration of Henry Knox’s December 1775 journey to bring 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga in New York back to Boston.
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Ricardo Herrera headshot to the left of the book cover for his book Feeding Washington's Army.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Ricardo Herrera

January 26, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
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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Museum Member Teatime at 2023 Occupied Philadelphia

October 29, 2023, from 1-2 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to stop by the Museum’s third-floor Liberty Hall for a spot of tea on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, during Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum's flagship living history event.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Member Morning: Winter Scenes Gallery Talk

December 3, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a special 30-minute gallery talk about wintery scenes of the Revolutionary War, including William Trego's iconic March to Valley Forge painting, in the Museum's core galleries.
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The British Are Coming Back! Living History Weekend Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Sept. 28-29

Two-day recreation the British occupation of Philadelphia, coinciding with the opening of Cost of Revolution: Life and Death of an Irish Solider.
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