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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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Deborah Sampson Unveiled Panel

Deborah Sampson Unveiled: A Virtual Conversation

April 7, 2021 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Explore 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 featuring A.R.T.'s Sarah Schofield-Mansur as moderator, 1776 costume designer Emilio Sosa, author and Sampson descendent Alex Myers, and the Museum's Tyler Putman.
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A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

Memorial Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

May 25-27, 2024
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 courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal.
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The First Oval Office Replica to be Erected for the First Time Nov. 15-17 in Colonial Williamsburg's Revolutionary City

Colonial Williamsburg will erect the recently completed replica of George Washington’s marquee — the first “oval office” — for the first time this weekend.
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Explore Eliza Hamilton’s 18th-Century Fashion with a Panel Discussion and Fashion Demonstration

A panel discussion and fashion show on 18th-century women's clothing, the cumulation of the Museum's "Fashioning Eliza" project
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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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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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Newly Discovered Watercolor Featuring Washington’s War Tent Anchors Limited-Run Exhibit “Among His Troops,” Jan. 13 – Feb. 19

On Jan. 13, the Museum of the American Revolution will unveil a newly discovered watercolor painting from the Revolutionary War as the centerpiece of a limited-run exhibit from Jan. 13 – Feb. 19, 2018. The 235-year-old, seven-foot panoramic painting depicts the Continental Army’s 1782 encampment at Verplanck’s Point in New York’s Hudson Valley. It includes the only known depiction of General George Washington’s headquarters tent in the field – the very tent that is dramatically presented at the Museum.
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