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Members of the US Navy Band Northeast quintet holding their instruments while dressed in uniform.
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U.S. Navy Band Northeast Performance and Ceremony in Honor of Commodore John Barry

October 15, 2023, from 12-12:30 p.m.
During Philadelphia’s celebration of Navy Week, join us on the Museum’s outdoor plaza for a special performance and ceremony in honor of Commodore John Barry
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Rare Inscribed Bible Carried at the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775 Acquired by Museum of the American Revolution

A small King James Bible, carried at the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775 and inscribed by its owner, was a new addition to the collection.
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Revolution At The Library Richmond Branch

Museum's “Revolution at the Library” Partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia Returns this Summer

Revolution at the Library, the Museum of the American Revolution’s partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), returns this month to engage kids and families in the dynamic, diverse stories of the American Revolution.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Chief Philanthropy Officer Danielle T. Smereczynski

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Danielle T. Smereczynski as Chief Philanthropy Officer, beginning February 1, 2022.
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This image shows the book cover of Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution by Arthur Tourtellot. It is a white background with three colored illustrations in the middle showing scenes from the battle. The left and right images are soldiers in the battlefield and the middle image shows Redcoats in front of a building.

Lexington and Concord

This excerpt from Arthur Tourtellot takes us on a journey into the events of Lexington and Concord starting with an overview of the British Army in Boston
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A Costumed Living History Interpreter showing a young child a canteen over Labor Day Weekend

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

February 12, 2023 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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This image depicts the book cover of The Kings Three Faces: The Rise and Fall of Royal America, 1688-1776 by Brendan McConville.

The King's Three Faces

This excerpt from Brendan McConville discusses the physical and symbolic destruction of objects associated with the British Monarchy.
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The image shows the book cover of Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 by Mary Beth Norton. It is a blue cover with Mary’s name written in red font at the top of the image. The title of the book is written in white font in the middle of the image.

Liberty's Daughters

Read an excerpt from Mary Beth Norton's book, Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800.
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Read The Revolution Speaker Series OLD

Explore the Museum of the American Revolution's curated collection of excerpts from exciting, thought-provoking books about the Revolutionary War.
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Meet the Revolution: Kalela Williams

Historical interpreter Kalela Williams discusses the character she portrays – an African American teacher in Philadelphia in the 1790s.
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