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This image shows the book cover of The Boston Massacre: A Family History by Serena Zabin. The background is white. The Boston Massacre is written in red at the top. A Family History and Serena’s name are written on the bottom in black. In the middle, there are four black coffins with a white skull and crossbones on each one. There are initials at the tops of the coffins. From left to right, they are SG, SM, JC, and CA.

The Boston Massacre

Read an excerpt of Serena Zabin's The Boston Massacre: A Family History.
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Dr. R. Scott Stephenson with artist Don Troiani at the Liberty Exhibit Opening

AmRev Presents: An Evening with Artist Don Troiani

June 28, 2022 from 5:15-8 p.m.
Join us for an evening with nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani, whose works are on display in the Museum's special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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A daguerreotype portrait of Black musician and composer Francis "Frank" Johnson.
courtesy of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Frank Johnson & His Celebrated Band of Black Musicians: A Concert & Roundtable Discussion

April 6, 2024, from 12-1:30 p.m.
Join CUNY Hunter College's Tyler Diaz at the Museum for a live concert and discussion to learn about legendary bandleader Francis Johnson and the music of Black musicians in early 19th-century Philadelphia.
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Book cover for The Blind African Slave, Jeffrey Brace's Memoir, originally published in 1810 and Edited By Kari Winter

The Blind African Slave (originally 1810)

Read an excerpt from Kari Winter's 2004 edited edition of The Blind African Slave: Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace by Jeffrey Brace as told to Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq. (1810).
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5 Pop Culture Portrayals of Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold’s journey from a once-ardent hero of the Revolutionary cause to its most dishonored traitor is well-documented in historical works.
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Season of Independence Primary Sources

Take a closer look at the primary sources the Museum used to inform its storytelling in building the Season of Independence interactive feature.
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AmRev360: Conservation and Symbols of Revolutionary Flags with Textile Conservator Virginia Whelan

Textile conservator Virginia Whelan discusses materials and symbolism found in flags from the Revolutionary era and the delicate work of conserving those flags.
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Dr. R. Scott Stephenson with artist Don Troiani at the Liberty Exhibit Opening

AmRev360: Picturing the Revolutionary War with Artist Don Troiani

Don Troiani, nationally renowned historical artist, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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Silhouette artist T.J. Steussy shows a young visitor his silhouette during Winter Weekends at the Museum.

Silhouette Art's Unique Connection to Revolutionary-era Philadelphia

Silhouette artist Ted Stuessy explores a brief history of the artform and its unique connection to the Peale Museum in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia.
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Corporate & Nonprofit Event Space Inquiry

Complete this form to learn more about hosting your next corporate meeting, gala, event, or fundraiser at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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