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Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution

Read this timeline by historical archaeologist Rebecca Yamin about the artifacts discovered during the excavation of Philadelphia's newest Museum.
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Contest for Liberty

Read an excerpt from Seanegan P. Sculley's book, Contest for Liberty: Military Leadership in the Continental Army, 1775-1783.
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This image shows the book cover of Revolutionary by Alex Myers. The righthand side of the cover is blue, while the left-hand side is red and white striped. There is a female figure in a blue dress and black boots holding a rifle, which is pointed downward, in her left hand. Only the left side of her body is visible as the rest runs off the cover page. She is on the left side of the book cover.

Revolutionary

Read an excerpt from Alex Myers's historical fiction novel on Deborah Sampson, a woman who joined the Continental Army at the age of 21 disguised as a man.
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Museum Asks Visitors How They Will #BeTheRevolution, Aims to Create Flag with 10,000 Personalized Ribbons by July 4

The Museum of the American Revolution is asking visitors and passersby to declare how they are carrying forward the American Revolution’s promises of liberty and equality by adding a personalized ribbon to a flag-shaped “Declarations Wall.” The wall is located on the Museum’s outdoor plaza from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The goal is to collect 10,000 ribbons by July 4.
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Virtual Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights and the Enduring American Revolution, Oct. 13

Presented by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and the Museum of the American Revolution Coincides with the Museum’s When Women Lost the Vote Exhibit
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Celebrate Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, Oct. 9 - 11

Explore Native American history and culture at the Museum of the American Revolution during the Museum’s annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration from Saturday, October 9 – Monday, October 11, 2021.
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Museum of the American Revolution Marks Six Months Until Opening

Exactly 235 years after the Surrender at Yorktown, the Museum of the American Revolution will also celebrate a milestone, as Oct. 19, 2016 officially marks six months before the new Museum opens to the public on April 19, 2017.
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Artificers and Makers: A Living History Event

May 14, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & May 15, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join historical tradespeople at the Museum for hands-on activities and demonstrations of the skills and trades that made a Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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This image depicts the book cover of Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution through Painters’ Eyes by Paul Staiti.

Of Arms and Artists

This excerpt from Paul Staiti discusses artist and Revolutionary War veteran John Trumbull’s effort to create the paintings for the US Capitol Building.
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This image depicts the book cover of A Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America by James McWilliams. The title and author are written on the bottom of the cover. There is a pot of steaming food with a ladle on a red tablecloth. The top of the pot is in midair, as if being lifted off, to reveal the image of Washington crossing the Delaware River. IN the steam and in the background, there is the text of the Declaration.

A Revolution in Eating

This excerpt from James McWilliams shows how the first American cookbook in 1796 led to introducing American recipes alongside the traditional British ones
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