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Explore Protest and Patriotism During Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 15-17

During Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, pay tribute to the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, January 15 – Monday, January 17, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Making the Revolution Relevant

March 23, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will examine real and replica artifacts and images, analyze primary sources, and engage in discussion to meaningfully tie the American Revolution to the present day.
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This image depicts the book cover of Invisible Ink: Spycraft of the American Revolution. The book cover shows a letter written with words and images. The images are used in place of words to code the message.

Invisible Ink

This excerpt from John Nagy shows the spycraft of a Philadelphia family during British occupation and their assistance in helping Washington prepare battle
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Winterthur Displaying Rare Flags from American Revolution on Flag Day

One of three extremely rare flags from the American Revolution, the Commander-in-Chief Flag will be on display June 14 at Winterthur with two additional standouts from the period: the 8th Virginia Regiment’s Grand Division (or Muhlenberg) Flag and the Forster Flag.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

January 15-18, 2021
Join us in-person and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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Celebrate the Museum’s Third Birthday on April 19 – Virtually!

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This image depicts the Winning Independence: The Decisive Years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781 book cover by John Ferling. Hi name is written on the bottom of the cover. The title of the book is written in black with an off yellow background. And the top of the cover shows a portrait of George Washington on horseback with soldiers surrounding him and smoke filling the air behind them. There are three red coated solders standing to the right of Washington.

Winning Independence

Read an excerpt of John Ferling's new book, Winning Independence: The Decisive Years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781.
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This image shows the book cover of The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas by John Buchanan. The background is black, but there is a painting of Redcoats and Continental Army soldiers fighting with swords on horseback.

The Road to Guilford Courthouse

This excerpt from John Buchanan examines not only the battlefield strategy made in the Carolinas, but also the military careers of the major characters
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

Juneteenth with the Museum

June 17-21, 2021
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
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"Meet Joseph Plumb Martin" Performance

Watch the original first-person theatrical performance portraying Continental Army soldier Joseph Plumb Martin. This was the Museum's first original theatrical piece and debuted in 2018.
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