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This image shows the book cover of The Revolution's Last Men: The Soldiers Behind the Photographs by Don Hagist. The title and Don’s name are written in a square in the center of the image. There are three black and white photographs on the top and bottom of the image, each depicting an older gentlemen who was a Revolutionary War soldier.

The Revolution's Last Men

Read an excerpt from Don Hagist in which he updated biographies on the last living American Revolution veterans for a more accurate take.
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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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George Washington's Camp Cups

These cups, with later commemorative inscriptions, are part of a set of twelve that descended in the Washington family and are said to have been owned and used by George Washington during the war.
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Thomas Noyes's Musket

This musket, with the initials “TN” are carved on the lock-side, belonged to either Thomas Noyes III or his son, also named Thomas, who both served in the Massachusetts militia during the Revolutionary War.
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This image shows the book cover of Rush: Revolution, Madness, and the Visionary Doctor who Became a Founding Father by Stephen Fried. The word “Rush” is written at the top of the cover. There is a portrait Of Benjamin Rush from the chest up and there is writing written over the book cover.

Rush

Read an excerpt from Stephen Fried's biography of Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence and surgeon-general in the Continental Army.
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Richard St. George self-portrait

Self-portrait of Richard St. George Mansergh St. George

Richard St. George Mansergh St. George, an Irish veteran of the British Army, sketched this self-portrait as he struggled with the painful effects of a traumatic brain injury that he suffered during the Revolutionary War.
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Last Chance to See George Washington’s “Disappearing” Blue Sash

When George Washington first took command of the Continental Army in 1775, there was no standard uniform or insignia for officers, much less for the Commander-in-Chief. He needed something to distinguish himself from other officers. But what? The item he chose, a blue silk sash, or ribbon, worn across his chest, is currently on display at the Museum of the American Revolution until Oct. 9.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

Opening Weekend of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

February 11 & 12, 2023
Join the Museum for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, which introduces visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War and the women's suffrage movement.
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Havana Powder Horn

This powder horn, engraved with a walled city, flags, and a crown symbol, commemorates the July 7, 1763, British evacuation of Havana on the island of Cuba, marking the end of the Seven Years' War (1756-1763).
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Holly Mayer September 2021

Author and Historian Dr. Holly Mayer to Discuss Her New Book “Congress’s Own” Onsite and Online, September 30

Author, professor, and historian of early America Dr. Holly A. Mayer will kick off the Museum of the American Revolution’s 2021-2022 season of the Read the Revolution Speaker Series on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.
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