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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum

November 11-15, 2020
Honor America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today over Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum.
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The Internal Enemy by Alan Taylor

The Internal Enemy

This excerpt from Alan Taylor examines the complex subject of slavery in a state dedicated to liberty and freedom, yet enslaved two-fifths of the population
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American Crisis by William Fleming Jr.

American Crisis

Read an excerpt from William Fowler Jr.'s book, American Crisis: George Washington and the Dangerous Two Years after Yorktown, 1781-1783.
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Double Feature: Henry Knox's Winter Adventure

Read excerpts from Don Brown's Henry and the Cannons: An Extraordinary True Story of the American Revolution as well as Phillip Hamilton's The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox.
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Museum of the American Revolution and Colonial Williamsburg Commemorate Siege of Yorktown November 6-9

the Museum of the American Revolution, with Colonial Williamsburg’s American Indian Initiative, will present on Indian diplomacy and the Revolutionary War.
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Celebrate the Museum’s Fourth Birthday from April 16-19

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NOW VIRTUAL | Thanksgiving Weekend with the Museum

November 27-29, 2020
Join the Museum online over Thanksgiving weekend for free make-at-home crafts, colonial cooking demonstrations, and more.
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Mapping the Revolution

This excerpt from authors Richard Brown and Paul Cohen charts the territorial claims and geographic strategy behind military campaigns during the Revolutionary War.
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This image depicts the Standing in Their Own Light book cover by Judith Van Buskirk. The image is a painting of a person of African Descent in military clothing. He his wearing a blue jacket and carrying a rifle pointed upward in his right hand. His right leg is bent, giving the illusion that he is walking on a field.

Standing in Their Own Light

Read an excerpt from Judith L. Van Buskirk's book, Standing in Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution.
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A Museum staff member views a painting in the Liberty exhibit

Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

Now open through September 5, 2022
The Museum's special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, immerses visitors in the dramatic and research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani to bring the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution to life.
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