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Image 091120 George Washington Mantel Clock Collection Washingtonmantelclock

Washington Mantel Clock

A French artisan produced a small number of mantel clocks for export to the American market following George Washington’s death in December 1799.
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Jacob Latch's Coat

Jacob Latch's Coat

This coat belonged to Jacob Latch, a Revolutionary War veteran from Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, who served during Valley Forge encampment of 1777-1778.
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Musket Marked "U.STATES"

This musket is a typical composite piece of wartime production, incorporating British and American components, and boldly marked “U.STATES” to designate public ownership.
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Jonathan Pettibone's Sword

French and Indian War veteran Colonel Jonathan Pettibone carried this small sword, engraved with his name, during the New York campaign of 1776.
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Bluecadet

A Revolutionary War

Core Exhibition
How Revolutionary was the war? Explore the final years of the American War for Independence from the perspectives of the diverse people who lived through it.
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A Hessian Diary of the American Revolution

This excerpt includes a journal entry of a young Hessian soldier during the month of July 1781, the summer before the surrender at Yorktown.
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Citizen Sailors by Nathan Perl-Rosenthal

Citizen Sailors

This excerpt from Nathan Perl-Rosenthal that examines evolving concepts of identity, nationality, and citizenship in the decades leading to the War of 1812.
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Virtual Storytime: Now and Ben by Gene Barretta

Watch as the Museum's Rebecca Franco, Family Programs Manager, reads aloud Now and Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin, written and illustrated by Gene Barretta, with permission from Square Fish/Henry Holt & Company.
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Deborah Sampson Unveiled Panel

Deborah Sampson Unveiled: A Virtual Conversation

April 7, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Explore the life and dress of Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War, in a discussion co-presented by American Repertory Theater featuring A.R.T.'s Sarah Schofield-Mansur as moderator, 1776 costume designer Emilio Sosa, author and Sampson descendent Alex Myers, and the Museum's Tyler Putman.
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Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today

June 12 - Sept. 6, 2021
The Museum's summer 2021 exhibit showcased dozens of rare American flags alongside historic early state constitutions and the first printing of the proposed U.S. Constitution of 1787 to shed light on the triumphs and tensions that the United States faced as new states joined the Union.
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