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Season of Independence Glossary

This glossary provides definitions to useful terms found throughout the Season of Independence interactive feature and its related teacher resources.
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Chivalrous Crickets band performs at the Museum to celebrate St. Andrew's Day in November 2022.

A Celtic Concert with The Chivalrous Crickets Celebrating St. Andrew's Day

In November 2022, Celtic-infused folk band The Chivalrous Crickets performed traditional Scottish tunes in celebration of St. Andrew's Day.
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SOLD OUT | Black Founders Documentary Screening & Reception

June 16, 2023, from 5:15-7 p.m.
Be among the first to see the new 26-minute film “Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia,” presented by WHYY and the Museum.
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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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Can You Dig It? “Trash Talk” Archaeology-Themed Event July 17, Part of Museum’s History After Hours Series

On Tuesday, July 17, from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum will host “Trash Talk,” an archaeology-themed evening event that will explore the findings from the archaeological excavation of the Museum’s site prior to the building’s construction.
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Creamware Punch Bowl

Produced in England in the 1790s, this ceramic punch bowl was made to be purchased by an American and is an example of how people used everyday objects to express political opinions.
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Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer Awarded 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that Christiane Amanpour and Dr. Louise Mirrer have received the 2020 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award.
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Opening Weekend of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

February 11 & 12, 2023
Join the Museum for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, which introduces visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War and the women's suffrage movement.
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In the News: 1774 Newspaper Printing of Phillis Wheatley's Letter Rebuking Slavery

A searing rebuke of slavery and a soaring defense of human equality, a 1774 newspaper printing of a letter written by African American poet Phillis Wheatley is now part of the Museum's collection.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

State of the Museum Address

May 13, 2021 from 6-7 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us online for the third annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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