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A zoomed in section of Verplanck's Point featuring General Washington’s tent perched on a hill overlooking the encampment

Among His Troops: Washington's War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor

January 13 - February 19, 2018
Learn more about the Museum's 2018 special exhibit, Among His Troops, highlighted by the only known wartime depiction of George Washington's headquarters tent.
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Family Donates Rare Hand-Written Journal of Revolutionary-Era Prisoner-of-War to Museum

The original, hand-written journal of Christopher Hawkins (1764-1837), who was captured from a privateer ship and served as a prisoner-of-war during the Revolutionary War, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
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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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George Washington’s Headquarters Flag to be Displayed in Philadelphia for the First Time Since the Revolutionary War, Beginning Flag Day

The faded and fragile blue silk flag that marked General George Washington’s presence on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War will be on display this Flag Day, marking its first public display in Philadelphia since the war itself and its first appearance in Pennsylvania in decades.
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Revolutionary War Diary Reveals New Details about Deborah Sampson, Who Disguised Herself as a Man to Join the Continental Army

A hand-written diary of Massachusetts Revolutionary War corporal Abner Weston (1760-1830), which was recently acquired by the Museum of the American Revolution, reveals new details about the now-famous female soldier Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War.
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Making the Museum: Washington's War Tent

The Museum opened in April 2017, but its collection has been in the making for more than a century. Learn more about the "rockstar" of our collection, General George Washington's headquarters tent.
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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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360-Degree Virtual Tours

Explore the compelling stories and complex events of the American Revolution through 360-degree high-resolution panoramic images and much more with our Virtual Museum Tour and Virtual Tour of Washington's Field Headquarters.
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This image shows the book cover of Saratoga: Turning Point of America’s Revolutionary War by Richard Ketchum.

Saratoga

Read an excerpt from Richard Ketchum's Saratoga: Turning Point of America's Revolutionary War.
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Newly Discovered Panoramic Watercolor Painting Reveals Only Known Wartime Depiction of Washington’s War Tent

The recent discovery of a 235-year-old, seven-foot panoramic painting offers an invaluable glimpse into the Revolutionary War. The sweeping watercolor painting of the fall 1782 Continental Army encampment at Verplanck’s Point, New York, contains the only known wartime depiction of General Washington’s headquarters tent, his command center throughout the war.
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Museum Releases New Book on Discovery of Revolutionary-Era Watercolor Depicting George Washington’s War Tent

A new book released by the Museum of the American Revolution provides a rare eyewitness view into the Revolutionary War.
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12 of 70 pages