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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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A man and woman, wearing masks, enjoy exploring the galleries.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum

January 15-17, 2022
Join the Museum onsite and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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Portrait of William Shakespeare from the collection of the National Portrait Gallery in London.
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Founders' Writings on Their Admiration of William Shakespeare

Take a look at the deep appreciation many founders, like George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, had for William Shakespeare and their recurring citations of his work.
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This image shows the book cover of The Boston Massacre: A Family History by Serena Zabin. The background is white. The Boston Massacre is written in red at the top. A Family History and Serena’s name are written on the bottom in black. In the middle, there are four black coffins with a white skull and crossbones on each one. There are initials at the tops of the coffins. From left to right, they are SG, SM, JC, and CA.

The Boston Massacre

Read an excerpt of Serena Zabin's The Boston Massacre: A Family History.
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True Colours maker Ruth Hodges shows a young girl a reproduction American flag she sewed for the project.

Revolutionary Makers & Artisans: A Living History Event

May 14, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & May 15, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join historical tradespeople at the Museum for hands-on activities and demonstrations of the skills and trades that made a Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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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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