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Living History at Home: Making Rice & Vinegar

Watch as Gallery Interpretation Manager Tyler Putman prepares a simple dish of rice and vinegar that Continental soldier Joseph Plumb Martin remembered having as a Thanksgiving meal.
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Fall at the Museum

From Labor Day through Thanksgiving, the Museum's brand-new exhibit and special events offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to explore the American Revolution's ongoing relevance.
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Liberty Exhibit Glossary

This glossary provides definitions that may be useful as you explore the Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War Teacher Resources, Big Ideas, and Primary Sources.
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Badge of the Blew and Orange

Badge of the Blew and Orange

This badge represents the Loyal and Friendly Society of the Blew and Orange founded between 1733 and 1736.
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French Musket Marked “UNITED STATES”

This musket is one of over 100,000 French arms imported into the United States during the Revolutionary War.
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Benjamin Lincoln's Sword

This sword belonged to Major General Benjamin Lincoln, General Washington’s second in command at the Siege of Yorktown.
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Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

April 14, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free teacher workshop, encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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James Forten: Growing up in the Revolution

October 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
What was it like to grow up during the Revolution? Join Museum educators as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he – and other children and teens – experienced this turbulent time.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

October 26, 2021 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Dr. Gordon S. Wood joins the Museum for a hybrid onsite and online event as part of our 2021-22 Read the Revolution Speaker Series with a discussion on his new book, Power and Liberty.
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Meet the Props Designer Behind Broadway’s Hamilton Musical at Halloween-Themed History After Hours Event, Oct. 23

From creating hand-drawn war maps and hand-carved colonial candlesticks to producing a live flame onstage as Eliza Hamilton burns her husband’s letters, Props Master Jay Duckworth is the man behind the magic of Broadway’s smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical.
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