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Big Idea 3: An Ongoing Symbol of the Revolution

Learn about how George Washington's tent made its way from the Custis-Lee family to Valley Forge to its permanent home today at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
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Acquiring the Tent

One of the greatest treasures in the Museum’s collection is George Washington’s Headquarters Tent. It was Washington’s sleeping and office quarters through most of the Revolutionary War — where he planned military campaigns, met with allies, and wrote his correspondence. Decisions that changed the course of history were made beneath its linen walls.
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Discovering Black Voters in Early New Jersey

Discovering Black Voters in Early New Jersey with Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills

In February 2021, Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum founders Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills joined the Museum for a virtual discussion about early Black voters in New Jersey, including Ephraim Hagerman and Thomas Blue, and their legacies today in Montgomery Township.
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Staff members from the Museum of the American Revolution and Colonial Williamsburg work on sewing the Museum's replica of George Washington's headquarters tent

Real and Replica: Constructing The First Oval Office Project

Learn more about the Museum's partnership with The Historic Trades Department at The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation to reproduce elements of Washington’s War Tent.
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Revolutionary Gifts for Dads and Grads

No matter whether you're celebrating a recent grad or the father figure in your life, our Revolutionary gift guide is here with gift ideas for history buffs of any age.
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Picture of Europe for July 1772
Library of Congress

Poland and the American Revolution

Examine the role Poland played in the American Revolution, who the major Polish players were, and additional resources to continue learning more.
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Meet the Revolution: Noah Lewis

Historical interpreter Noah Lewis discusses his portrayal of Edward "Ned" Hector, a free African American man and soldier who fought in the Revolutionary War.
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Powder horn belonging to Gershom Prince

Discovering History: Memorialization at the Museum

Associate Curator Matthew Skic takes you through the stories of Revolutionary soldiers and officers such as Polish cavalryman Casimir Pulaski, Colonel Jonathan Pettibone, and Gershom Prince.
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The Death Of General Mercer At The Battle Of Princeton January 3 1777 by John Trumbull
Yale University Art Gallery

Scotland and the American Revolution

Examine the role Scotland played in the American Revolution, who Scotland's major players were, and additional resources to continue learning more.
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"Meet Joseph Plumb Martin" Performance

Watch the original first-person theatrical performance portraying Continental Army soldier Joseph Plumb Martin. This was the Museum's first original theatrical piece and debuted in 2018.
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