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September-October Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

There is always something happening at the Museum of the American Revolution and this fall is no exception. With a dirth of author events, family-friendly activities and even a two-day living history event, there is truly something for everyone.
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How History and Theater Can Work Together to Engage Audiences, Evening Panel Discussion

A panel discussion as part of the Museum's "Year of Hamilton" programming, discussing the balance between artistic license with historical accuracy
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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Whole HamFam

Got a Hamilton lover in the family? The Museum of the American Revolution has your holiday shopping list covered with unique gifts for the whole HamFam at all price points, from books to apparel and even a Hamilton-themed getaway. Gift items are available at the Museum’s shop (Museum admission not required for entry) or online here.
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This image depicts the book cover of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restarting America’s Past edited by Rene Romano and Claire Potter. The book cover is tan, and the title of the book is written in black. There is a Revolutionary man, wearing black boots, blue pants, and a brown waist jacket. His left knee is bended, and the image cuts off around the man’s chest—his face is not visible. There are five roses scattered around his feet.

Historians on Hamilton

In her essay, Renee C. Romano looks at how Hamilton: An American Musical sparked surprising conversations and unexpected results
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This image shows the book cover of Following the Drum: Women at the Valley Forge Encampment by Nancy Loane. The background is white and on the left hand side on the bottoms, there is a red box. Above the box is a painting of a snowy scene with George Washington taking off his hat. There is another officer to his left, with his back toward the viewer. And on the left side of the image is a woman dressed in red, bowing down.

Following the Drum

This excerpt from Nancy Loane focuses on female camp followers during the American Revolution: nurses, cooks, laundresses, and even ladies of privilege.
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Hessians

This excerpt from Brady Crytzer provides a look at the American Revolutionary War from the perspective of German Hessian soldiers who fought for the British
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This image depicts the cover of Kidnapping the Enemy by Christian M. McBurney.

Kidnapping the Enemy

This excerpt from Christian McBurney shows Lieutenant Colonel Barton preparing for the successful July 10, 1777 raid on General Prescott's sleeping quarters.
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Summer Reading List: 2022 Young Readers Edition

Check out the Museum education team's 2022 summer reading list selections for young readers ages 6-12.
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Philadelphia Powder Horn

This decoratively engraved powder horn includes a view of Philadelphia’s busy waterfront on the eve of the American Revolution.
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This image shows the Bunker Hill Bible. It is open to The Gospel according to Matthew. It is displayed against a white background.

Bunker Hill Bible

Soldier Francis Merrifield of Ipswich, Massachusetts, inscribed a note in this Bible after surviving the Battle of Bunker Hill.
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