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History After Hours Series Returns to Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution’s monthly History After Hours series will return on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m., special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits. Tickets for History After Hours events are $10 for adults and can be purchased online in advance here or at the door.
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Museum of the American Revolution Reveals Detailed Exhibit Plans, Overview of Museum Experience Designed to Engage in our Heritage

The Museum of the American Revolution announced its exhibition plans, which will bring to life the events, people and ideals of the founding of America.
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Promises of the American Revolution

Learn about the life, service, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through many of his speeches and writings that reference the America's founding documents.
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Unit 7: Drafting the Declaration

Introduce students to the causes and rationale behind the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, as well as to its many audiences, both locally and abroad.
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George Washington's America by Barnet Schecter

George Washington's America

This excerpt from Barnet Schecter shows the issues facing Washington and the Continental Army in 1776 as they began to defend the city from the British.
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Museum’s Redesigned Website Named an Honoree by the 25th Annual Webby Awards

The Museum of the American Revolution’s recently redesigned website, amrevmuseum.org, has been named a Webby Honoree in the category of Best Websites and Mobile Sites for Cultural Institutions by the 25th Annual Webby Awards.
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Lafayette Parade Banner

This silk banner was carried through the streets of Philadelphia in celebration of Marquis de Lafayette returning to the scene of his military service.
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When Women Lost Vote Tableau

Closing Weekend: When Women Lost the Vote Exhibit

April 23-25, 2021
Join us for the final chance to see When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807 at the Museum before the exhibit closes on Sunday, April 25.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 8

Compare and contrast primary sources, create and analyze a map, and more, to consider the varied experiences of life after the war for people of African descent.
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Unit 5: Opposition to Independence

Introduce students to the fact that there were many people who opposed the idea of independence, and that they had a variety of reasons for doing so.
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