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Deborah Sampson Unveiled Panel

Deborah Sampson Unveiled: A Virtual Conversation

In April 2021, costume designer Emilio Sosa, author and Sampson descendent Alex Myers, and the Museum's Tyler Putman's explored the life and dress of Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War, in a discussion co-presented by American Repertory Theater.
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Holly Mayer discusses her book, Congress's Own, at the Museum of the American Revolution.

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Holly Mayer

Watch Dr. Holly A. Mayer's September 2021 discussion on her book, Congress’s Own: A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union.
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Last Chance to See Two Highly Detailed 18th-Century Paintings of Yorktown Battle

Only one month remains to see two 18th-century paintings depicting the last major land battle of the Revolutionary War on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. The paintings, “Le Siège de Yorktown” (The Siege of Yorktown) and “La Prise de Yorktown” (The Surrender of Yorktown), are incredibly detailed and populated with hundreds of tiny figures, like 18th-century “Where’s Waldo?” scenes. They will be on display until Sunday, September 24.
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Forten Family Bible Courtesy Of Atwood Kip Forten Jacobs

Historic Forten Family Bible Donated to Museum of the American Revolution by Descendants of James Forten

An historic Bible, connected to one of the most significant African American families in Philadelphia’s history, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution by Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs and his daughter Taylor Jacqueline Rodriguez Jacobs, direct descendants of Black Revolutionary War veteran and abolitionist James Forten. The Bible is currently on display – for the first time in public – in the Museum’s special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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A mother holding her young daughter view Washington's camp bed on display in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

Celebrate Revolutionary Women Past and Present this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 11-12

This Mother’s Day Weekend, Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 12, 2024, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the diverse, inspiring women who played vital – often unsung – roles on both the home front and the battlefield during the Revolutionary War. Don’t forget to pick up a free carnation courtesy of the Museum on Sunday, May 12, to wish a happy Mother’s Day to the revolutionary woman in your life.
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I Survived the American Revolution

Read an excerpt from Lauren Tarshis's children's book of a young boy's courage as he and the Continental Army prepare for the Battle of Brooklyn.
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A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Memorial Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 27-29, 2023
Join the Museum to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War and celebrate the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations. Veterans, military, and Blue Star Families enjoy free admission throughout Memorial Day Weekend.
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Celebrate George Washington's Birthday this Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

Presidents Day was originally established in 1879 to commemorate the birthday of George Washington, our nation’s first president, and later expanded to include all who have held our nation’s highest office. This year, the Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate Presidents Day weekend, Saturday, Feb. 17 – Monday, Feb. 19, with family-friendly festivities and the final chance to see the Museum’s limited-run special exhibit Among His Troops: Washington’s War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor.
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A Hamilton Experience, A New Discovery Center, Audio Tours and More in Museum’s Second Year

Today marks the first anniversary of the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened on April 19, 2017, the date that the “shot heard round the world” ignited the Revolutionary War in 1775. The Museum is looking ahead to exciting new experiences and initiatives in the coming year, including an interactive playscape that explores Alexander Hamilton’s Philadelphia connections, a hands-on discovery center, audio tours and a new line-up of Read the Revolution evening author events.
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Celebrate Flag Day with Hands-On Demonstrations, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 14

Celebrate Flag Day at the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, and discover Revolutionary-era flags of “all kinds of colours” with pop-up talks, discovery carts, and other activities for the whole family. Throughout the day, all guests will receive a free handheld version of George Washington’s Headquarters Flag to take home, based on the flag in the Museum's collection that is said to have marked his presence throughout the Revolutionary War.
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