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Celebrate Revolutionary Women at the Museum of the American Revolution’s Mother’s Day Tea

From Abigail Adams and Martha Washington to Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman, an enslaved woman who sued for her freedom, women played integral roles in the American Revolution. This Mother's Day, the Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate Revolutionary women with a Mother’s Day Tea on Sunday, May 14 from 1 – 3 p.m.
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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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This image shows the book cover of Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution by Nathan Perl-Rosenthal. It is an illustration of a ship at sea. There is a British flag on the stern of the ship and an American flag on the bow.

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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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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Two male adolescents, sporting military clothes provided in Revolution Place, pose for a picture one of their parental guardians is taking on their iPhone. They have their arms around each other’s shoulders.

A Revolutionary Halloweekend at the Museum

October 30 - November 1, 2020
A Revolutionary Halloweekend at the Museum is included with regular Museum admission.
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Blue and red toy soldier pieces in front of a toy recreated 18th century house.

Revolutionary War Toy Set

This 75-piece Revolutionary War toy set, made by Louis Marx and Company in 1957, allowed children to recreate momentous battles and pivotal moments that shaped the founding of America.
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A male costumed Museum educator gives a demonstration about a cannon as part of the Hamilton Was Here exhibit.

#GivingTuesday

Your gift to the Museum of the American Revolution provides general operating support for exhibitions, events, and educational programs.
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Symbols of a Developing American Republic

Explore symbols of the republic on objects and artifacts found in the Museum's gallery on the New York Campaign.
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Big Idea 2: Decision-Making and Civic Engagement in Revolutionary America

How were the people of British North America governed, and how did they protest to make there voices heard?
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Big Idea 4: Support for Independence

Trace how the idea of gaining independence rose through colonies, even as tensions rose and support became more dangerous.
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