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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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A mother and two young daughters look at photos on the Revolutionary Generation Wall at the Museum.

Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum with the Whole Family, May 27-30

This Memorial Day Weekend, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the stories of the diverse range of men and women who served and sacrificed during the Revolutionary War and pay tribute to those who continue to serve our nation today.
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Now on View: Art and Artifacts on William B. T. Trego's Vision of Valley Forge

Take a closer look at art and artifacts on display that show artist William B. T. Trego's vision of Valley Forge during the Revolutionary War.
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Now on View: Commodore John Barry's Revolutionary War Sword

Commodore John Barry’s Revolutionary War sword, which was displayed in the Oval Office during John F. Kennedy’s presidency, is now on display at the Museum.
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Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration and the Museum's Birthday Celebration

April 16-19, 2021
Join the Museum on-site and online to commemorate the anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” that ignited the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.
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A visitor looks at the When Women Lost the Vote tableau featuring two white women and a woman of color voting in New Jersey in 1811.

Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Gallery Talk

August 6, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 30-minute gallery talk exploring the roles of Revolutionary-era women on the homefront and on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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A painting by Don Troiani on view alongside objects depicted in the painting in the Museum's Liberty Exhibit

CANCELLED | Historical Art and Objects as Teaching Tools

This onsite workshop has been cancelled.
This onsite workshop examining paintings of historical events alongside objects from the Museum’s latest special exhibit, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, has been cancelled.
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Finding Freedom Teacher Resources Unit 6

Examine primary sources and imagine standing in someone else’s shoes to better understand the difficult decisions people of African descent faced as war became a reality in the colonies.
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Unit 7: Remembering the Veterans of the Revolutionary War

This unit explores the difficulties that veterans faced after the Revolutionary War, the obstacles they faced in obtaining aid from the government, and moments of possibility they experienced throughout.
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Breaking Down Trego's March to Valley Forge Painting

Painted by Philadelphia artist William B. T. Trego in 1883, The March to Valley Forge, December 19, 1777 is one of the most iconic paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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