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Guests interact with the Finding Freedom interactive in the galleries.

About Finding Freedom

The Museum of the American Revolution's online interactive feature, Finding Freedom, explores the stories of African American men and women in war-torn Virginia.
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Meet the Revolution: Kalela Williams

Historical interpreter Kalela Williams discusses the character she portrays – an African American teacher in Philadelphia in the 1790s.
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Play Our "Join The Army" Card Game

What kind of Revolutionary War adventure will you choose? In this game inspired by the Museum's galleries, you'll face the decisions of a Continental soldier.
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World Affairs and the Enduring Revolution: Women’s Rights

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and the Museum of the American Revolution presented a panel discussion examining women's rights from the 1770s to today.
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2019 International Conference on the American Revolution

The 2019 International Conference on the American Revolution coincided with the Museum's special exhibit, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier.
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AmRev360: Brandywine: Where History, Art, and Landscape Meet with Virginia Logan and Jim Lighthizer

Commemorate the Battle of Brandywine anniversary with a conversation featuring Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art's Virginia A. Logan and American Battlefield Trust's Jim Lighthizer.
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Unit 7: Continuing the Forten Family Legacy

The purpose of this unit is for students to explore the legacy of James Forten and his family, from his death in 1842 to today.
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AmRev360: History Takes Center Stage with Paul Oakley Stovall

Paul Oakley Stovall, writer of "Written by Phillis," joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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On the left a close-up image of the James Forten portrait. On the right, an image from a microscope of the same painting.

Conserving Black Founders: How Artifact Conservation Brought an Exhibition to Life

Read from five conservators who worked on conserving artifacts ahead of being displayed in the Museum's special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Balliol College Partnership on Teaching Slavery in the Age of Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution and Balliol College (University of Oxford, U.K.) offered a multi-year teacher professional development program to support educators in the United States and United Kingdom in teaching the significance and impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
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