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Johann Cristian Oerter rifle from the Museum's Benninghoff collection

Rifle Made by John Christian Oerter

Moravian gunsmith John Christian Oerter made this rifle at his workshop in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, about 60 miles north of Philadelphia.
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Image 092120 Charles Willson James Peale Peale Brothers Tableau

Living History: Meet the Philadelphia Associators

December 4, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join Peale's Company of the Philadelphia Associators at the Museum as they muster to defend the Revolution in its darkest hour.
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Image 091120 Christopher Ludwick Cookie Mold Board Collection Ludwickscookieboard

Christopher Ludwick's Cookie Board

This is the carved wooden cookie board once belonging to Christopher Ludwick, who served as Superintendent of Bakers in the Continental Army.
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Image 120120 Collections George Wilsons Sword

George Wilson's Sword

Lieutenant Colonel George Wilson of the 8th Pennsylvania Regiment carried this hanger, also known as a short sword, during the Revolutionary War.
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Image 120220 Collections Continental Army Descriptive List

Continental Army Descriptive List

This “descriptive list” for a Continental Army company of the 7th Massachusetts Regiment was taken at West Point, New York, in 1782.
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This image shows Abel Scott's Powder Horn. It is displayed against a white background. It is attached to a brown strap.

Abel Scott's Powder Horn

This engraved powder horn belonged to Abel Scott, a New England soldier who served in five military campaigns of the Revolutionary War.
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Image 091120 British Gorget Collection 1776 Englishgorget

British Gorget

This silver gorget was made in England in 1775-1776 for an officer of the British Army’s 60th or Royal American Regiment.
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Image 121620 Occupied Philadelphia Dog Dsc2074

History Explorers Club: Pets of the Revolution

September 25, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about the pets of the American Revolutionary era, including Benjamin Franklin's pet squirrel, at our family-friendly September History Explorers Club.
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Image 012721 Karin Wulf Headshot

Women’s Lives in Revolutionary America: A Teaching Exploration with Historian Karin Wulf

March 11, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will welcome author and historian Dr. Karin Wulf to discuss the lives of everyday women in Revolutionary America.
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This image shows the book cover of The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Bailyn. It is a tan cover with a blue border. The title of the book and Bernard’s name are writing in black font.

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Read an excerpt from Bernard Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution.
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