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Liberty Exhibit of Don Troiani paintings Coming Soon

Member Exclusive | Artifact Preview for Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

August 17, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Join Curator of Exhibitions Matthew Skic for a Member-exclusive behind-the-scenes look at artifacts from the collection of renowned artist Don Troiani before they are installed in our upcoming special exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Remembering Valley Forge

Valley Forge holds a special place in the history of the Museum of the American Revolution. Our over 100-year history begins with the Valley Forge Historical Society and Rev. W. Herbert Burk, D.D. (1867-1933).
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Rhonda Brace (left), a descendent of Jeffrey Brace, who was enslaved during the Revolutionary era, found freedom, and wrote a memoir in 1810, which was republished in 2004 by Kari Winter (right).

Read the Revolution with Kari Winter featuring Rhonda Brace

Watch Dr. Kari J. Winter's February 2022 discussion about her 2004 edited edition of The Blind African Slave: Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace by Jeffrey Brace as told to Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq. (1810).
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Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution Now Open

On April 19, 1775, a shot rang out across the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts, igniting the Revolutionary War and changing the course of history forever. On April 19, 2017 – the 242nd anniversary of that “shot heard ‘round the world” – history was made once again as Philadelphia’s new Museum of the American Revolution officially opened to the public.
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History Museums’ Super Bowl Wager to Be Fulfilled April 17

A wager made in the spirit of friendly competition in the weeks leading up to Super Bowl LII will soon be fulfilled at the Museum of the American Revolution. Wearing Philadelphia Eagles gear, President of the Massachusetts Historical Society Catherine Allgor will deliver a speech defending Philadelphia – not Boston – as the true American “Cradle of Liberty” on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Noon.
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Museum of the American Revolution Exceeds $150 Million Capital Campaign Goal with Gift from Comcast NBCUniversal and The Roberts Foundation

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"Success to Boston" Mug

Inscribed “Success to ye city of Boston, Liberty For Ever” with a fantastical townscape, this English mug evokes the early years of the American Revolution.
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Baron von Steuben's Regulations

This system of drills for soldiers was developed by officer Baron von Steuben during the American Revolution and was used through the War of 1812.
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This image shows the book cover of The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution by John Oller. It is an image of a swamp and trees. The water is colored green while the sky is red

The Swamp Fox

Read an excerpt from John Oller's biography on Francis Marion, that seeks to unpack and debunk some of the myths on the "Swamp Fox" of the Revolutionary War
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Celebrating Five Years of Making History

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia celebrates its five-year anniversary in April 2022.
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