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Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip

Take a virtual field trip, presented in partnership with Scholastic, to the Museum with author of the I Survived series Lauren Tarshis.
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Finding Freedom: London - Robert Pleasants’s Letter to Benedict Arnold

On January 30, 1781, London’s former owner, Robert Pleasants, wrote this letter to British Brigadier General Benedict Arnold, the American turncoat. Pleasants described how he valued London and wanted him to be returned. Soldiers from Arnold’s army had encamped near Pleasants’s plantation, called “Curles Neck,” earlier that month and may have persuaded London and his uncle, Carter Jack, to join them. London never returned to the Pleasants’s plantation. 

Robert Pleasants Letterbook, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary

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Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photograph Collection, #15-5-3090. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

Washington's War Tent During the Civil War: Safe Keeping

This is the third and final in a three-part series describing the fate of General George Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War.
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Virtual Museum Tour

Explore the Museum of the American Revolution’s Virtual Museum Tour to immerse yourself in the history of the nation's founding through 360-degree panoramic images, high-resolution images of objects and artifacts, and a guided audio tour.
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Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: A Family Affair

This is the second in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mrs. Robert E. Lee, 1806-73." New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Washington's War Tent After the Civil War: Reclaiming History

This is the first in a two-part series about the fate Washington's Headquarters Tent between the end of the Civil War and the start of the 20th century.
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Mother Bethel AME Virtual Walking Tour

Join the Museum's African American Interpretive Fellow, Michael Idriss, for a virtual tour of the historic Mother Bethel AME Church in Philadelphia.
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Finding Freedom: Andrew - Additional Revolutionary War Pension Deposition

One year after he initially applied for a Revolutionary War pension from the United States Government, Andrew Ferguson returned to the courthouse in Monroe County, Indiana, to share more details about his military service during the war. This document records his additional testimony. Ferguson declared that he had hoped to apply for a pension 17 years earlier in response to Congress’s 1818 law that allowed impoverished Revolutionary War veterans to apply for financial support from the United States Government. However, at the time, Ferguson was told that “a Colored man could not get a pension.” Many veterans of African descent applied for and received pensions according to the 1818 legislation, but they encountered racial discrimination and intimidation during the application process.

National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC/Fold3.com

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History Explorers Club: It's Our Birthday!

April 17, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join in our family-friendly virtual birthday party for the Museum as we celebrate our fourth birthday and learn about our most famous object, General George Washington’s Headquarters Tent.
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Experience the “Ten Crucial Days” of the Revolutionary War During Winter Break

During Winter Break, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can read stories of those who experienced Washington's strategy against the British.
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