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Last Chance to See Two Highly Detailed 18th-Century Paintings of Yorktown Battle

Only one month remains to see two 18th-century paintings depicting the last major land battle of the Revolutionary War on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. The paintings, “Le Siège de Yorktown” (The Siege of Yorktown) and “La Prise de Yorktown” (The Surrender of Yorktown), are incredibly detailed and populated with hundreds of tiny figures, like 18th-century “Where’s Waldo?” scenes. They will be on display until Sunday, September 24.
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Author Alex Myers to Speak on Revolutionary Heroine Deborah Sampson and Gender Identity in the American Revolution

On Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m., Myers will join the Museum of the American Revolution to discuss his book as part of the Museum’s History After Hours series, in celebration of Women’s History Month. The Fierce Females-themed event from 5 – 8 p.m. will explore the stories of women who played essential roles during the Revolutionary War.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Education Elizabeth A. Grant

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Elizabeth A. Grant as Director of Education. Grant brings to the Museum more than a decade of experience in cultural and heritage education, successfully leading teams in developing and delivering active learning programs to engage diverse audiences, including children, young people, students, and lifelong learners.
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Museum of the American Revolution Installs 18-Foot Replica of America’s First Liberty Tree

A realistic recreation of America’s first Liberty Tree was recently installed in the new Museum of the American Revolution, one of several immersive environments that will bring to life the dramatic story of our nation's founding when the Museum opens on April 19, 2017. The nearly two-story tree is 18 feet tall and weighs 2,000 pounds.
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Lunchtime Author Talk with "The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn" Author Robert Watson, Sept. 13

In his new book The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution (Da Capo Press, 2017), author and historian Dr. Robert Watson draws on hundreds of accounts culled from old newspapers, diaries, and military reports.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Holly Mayer September 2021

Author and Historian Dr. Holly Mayer to Discuss Her New Book “Congress’s Own” Onsite and Online, September 30

Author, professor, and historian of early America Dr. Holly A. Mayer will kick off the Museum of the American Revolution’s 2021-2022 season of the Read the Revolution Speaker Series on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.
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DAR Joins in Support of the Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution is pleased to announce a partnership with The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
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Museum Announces Appointment of New Vice President for Advancement

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Claudia H. Stowers, CAP, CFRE, CLF, as Vice President for Advancement.
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Bestselling Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts to Visit Philadelphia to Launch New Childrens Book in a Campaign to, as Abigail Adams put it, "Remember the Ladies"

Cokie Roberts will visit the Historical Society of Pennsylvania for the launch of her newly released book Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies.
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Lenfest Award Presented to Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns at the Museum of the American Revolution

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns presented with the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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