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Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes SMG as a Supporter

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $100,000 from SMG, the West Conshohocken-based entertainment and convention venue management firm that manages the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
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Flag Day & Father's Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

June 14-16, 2024
Join the Museum over Flag Day and Father's Day weekend to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and in-gallery talks for the whole family.
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Qubein Appointed to National Leadership Council for Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution has appointed Dr. Nido Qubein, High Point University president, to its National Leadership Council, alongside distinguished Americans such as Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national security advisor; David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize winner and accomplished historian; Chris Matthews, American political commentator and national TV show host; and many others.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces Hiring of Mark Turdo as a Curator

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of curator Mark A. Turdo. Turdo brings to the Museum more than 20 years of experience in almost every aspect of modern museum work, from curatorial and programmatic to leadership and management.
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Summer 2018 Reading List

View our list of 2018 Summer Reading Books about the American Revolutionary War to share stories of history with children of all ages!
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This image depicts the book cover of Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776. The cover is a white page with the bottom right corner being lifted, as if being turned, to expose a colored image of some of the Founding Fathers.

Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor

Read this excerpt where Richard Beeman reminds us the original Independence Day was not viewed so much as a new beginning but as a prelude to full-scale war.
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Turncoat

Read an excerpt from Stephen Brumwell's Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty.
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Continental Currency (3 Dollars)

This example of paper currency from the American Revolution was issued under the authority of the Continental Congress in 1776.
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Corporate Partnerships

Learn about Corporate Partnership opportunities with the Museum, including corporate membership, EITC, and more.
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This image shows a gold framed portrait of Thomas McDonogh. The portrait is against a white background. Thomas is wearing a red jacket with a blue shirt. His right hand is resting inside a buttonhole of the shirt, so you cannot see his hand. His left wrist is placed on the wooden chair he is sitting on, with his hand dangling over. His eyebrows are raised as he stares at the viewer.

Portrait of Thomas McDonogh

View this portrait of Thomas McDonogh, who served as private secretary to the last royal governor of New Hampshire, John Wentworth.
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