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Celebrate the Museum’s Fourth Birthday from April 16-19

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This image shows the book cover of Journal of the American Revolution, Volume 1 by Todd Andrlik, Hugh T. Harrington, and Don N. Hagist. The title of the book is written on the top left and the authors names are in smaller print on the bottom left. The cove is a painting of George Washington, on a white horse, wearing a blue jacket and tan pants. He is looking to this right and there is a soldier on the background on horseback pointing his sword to the distance.

Journal of the American Revolution

Read an excerpt from the Journal of the American Revolution.
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This image shows the book cover of Journal of the American Revolution, Volume 1. The title of the book is written in yellow. The cover is a painting of General George Washington in a blue coat and tan pants with riding boots. His right hand is in a fist on the right side of his waist. He sits on a white horse on snowy ground. Washington is looking to the right and there is another soldier on horseback behind him with his right arm pointed outward with a sword in his hand. The sky behind them is grey.

Turning Point

This excerpt from Todd Andrlik features an article by Thomas Fleming revealing a turning point for General George Washington during the American Revolution
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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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The image depicts the book cover of The American Revolution a Historical Guidebook. Frances H. Kennedy is the editor of the book. The book cover is a photograph of the Liberty Bell. The background is dark, but there is a stream of line illuminating some of the text written at the top of the bell. The crack of the bell is on the left side and is visible in the stream of light.

The American Revolution: A Historical Guidebook

This excerpt from Frances H. Kennedy describes more than 100 landmarks from the American Revolution in the chronology of their importance to the war.
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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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Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration and the Museum's Birthday Celebration

April 16-19, 2021
Join the Museum on-site and online to commemorate the anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” that ignited the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.
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Celebrate George Washington's Birthday this Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

Presidents Day was originally established in 1879 to commemorate the birthday of George Washington, our nation’s first president, and later expanded to include all who have held our nation’s highest office. This year, the Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate Presidents Day weekend, Saturday, Feb. 17 – Monday, Feb. 19, with family-friendly festivities and the final chance to see the Museum’s limited-run special exhibit Among His Troops: Washington’s War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor.
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This image shows the book cover of Saratoga: Turning Point of America’s Revolutionary War by Richard Ketchum.

Saratoga

Read an excerpt from Richard Ketchum's Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War.
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