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A mother takes a photo of her son and daughter sitting on a chair in the Writing the Constitution section inside the Museum galleries. She is bended on one knee as her husband stands next to her.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 25-27, 2022
Join the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend to explore the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution for the whole family.
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Now on View: Five Years of Collecting the American Revolution

Take a closer look at a number of Revolutionary era objects acquired and collected by the Museum through our first five years.
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Image shows a handwritten letter on aging beige paper sending along news about the Articles of Peace being signed.

Letter about the Articles of Peace

This letter written by prominent American merchants while in France passed along news back to America that the articles of peace had been signed.
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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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This image depicts the book cover of The West Point History of The American Revolution by The United States Military Academy. The background is sepia toned and there is a Revolutionary era soldier standing and holding his rifle in his left arm. The rifle is running the length of his body and he is looking to his right.

The West Point History of the American Revolution

This excerpt from a team of historians details 1778 when the British went to the South to rally Loyalists and disrupt the economy of the Revolutionaries.
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This image shows the book cover of Treacherous Beauty: Peggy Shippen, The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold’s Plot to Betray America by Mark Jacob and Stephen Case. The top of the cover shows a Revolutionary War battle. Treacherous is written in blue font and Beauty is written in red. There is a black and white circular portrait of Peggy in the middle of the image.

Treacherous Beauty

Read an excerpt from a biography by Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case highlighting the life of Peggy Shippen, the wife of the treasonous Benedict Arnold.
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This image depicts the book cover of the Museum of the American Revolution’s Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War exhibit catalog. The cover is a painting by Don Troiani titled “Battle of Bunker Hill.” The painting shows solders behind a dirt mound, with their rifles pointing toward the right of the image. There are cannonballs lodged into the ground in  front of them and smoke fills the sky.

Liberty

Read an excerpt from Don Troiani and the Museum's book Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, which accompanies the exhibit of the same name.
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Virtual Forum on Racial Understanding Hosted in Partnership with the Dennis Farm During Black History Month, Feb. 20

Event Marks the Fourth Annual Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum
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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Museum Wins Silver-Level Anthem Award from The Webby Awards for “Finding Freedom” Online Experience

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a silver-level Anthem Award in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Category for Finding Freedom, an online interactive that explores the lives of five people of African descent during the Revolutionary War.
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Gary Nash Historian

Remembering Gary Nash

We join with so many in the history community to remember Dr. Gary Nash, a founding member of the Museum’s board of scholars during the early planning phase of the project.
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