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Museum Acquires Archive of Nearly 200 Rare Documents Related to Soldiers of Color in the Revolutionary War

Nearly 200 rare documents bearing the names of Black and Native American soldiers – often written in their own hand – who served during the Revolutionary War are now in the collection of the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Museum President and Director of Education to Appear on NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Actor and Comedian Nick Offerman, July 17

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, and Adrienne Whaley, Director of Education and Community Engagement, lend their expertise in American history and genealogy to actor and comedian Nick Offerman during the Sunday, July 17, 2022, episode of NBC’s acclaimed genealogy series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Last Chance to See Two Highly Detailed 18th-Century Paintings of Yorktown Battle

Only one month remains to see two 18th-century paintings depicting the last major land battle of the Revolutionary War on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. The paintings, “Le Siège de Yorktown” (The Siege of Yorktown) and “La Prise de Yorktown” (The Surrender of Yorktown), are incredibly detailed and populated with hundreds of tiny figures, like 18th-century “Where’s Waldo?” scenes. They will be on display until Sunday, September 24.
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An Evening with Martin Mansergh and Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall Discussing “The American Revolution and Ireland,” Oct. 1

Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall and Dr. Martin Mansergh discuss the influence of the American Revolution on the Irish Revolution of 1798.
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Museum Announces Appointment of New Curatorial, Education Staff

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of two senior staff members to support exhibition and programming development.
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Celebrate Legacy-Making Ladies During Women’s History Month at Museum’s History After Hours Event

History After Hours hosts an event celebrating the stories of women during the American Revolution in honor of Women's History Month.
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Author Alex Myers to Speak on Revolutionary Heroine Deborah Sampson and Gender Identity in the American Revolution

On Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m., Myers will join the Museum of the American Revolution to discuss his book as part of the Museum’s History After Hours series, in celebration of Women’s History Month. The Fierce Females-themed event from 5 – 8 p.m. will explore the stories of women who played essential roles during the Revolutionary War.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Education Elizabeth A. Grant

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Elizabeth A. Grant as Director of Education. Grant brings to the Museum more than a decade of experience in cultural and heritage education, successfully leading teams in developing and delivering active learning programs to engage diverse audiences, including children, young people, students, and lifelong learners.
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Museum of the American Revolution Installs 18-Foot Replica of America’s First Liberty Tree

A realistic recreation of America’s first Liberty Tree was recently installed in the new Museum of the American Revolution, one of several immersive environments that will bring to life the dramatic story of our nation's founding when the Museum opens on April 19, 2017. The nearly two-story tree is 18 feet tall and weighs 2,000 pounds.
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Lunchtime Author Talk with "The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn" Author Robert Watson, Sept. 13

In his new book The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution (Da Capo Press, 2017), author and historian Dr. Robert Watson draws on hundreds of accounts culled from old newspapers, diaries, and military reports.
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