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Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend with the Whole Family, Feb. 19-21

During Presidents Day Weekend from Saturday, Feb. 19 – Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, explore the life, leadership, and legacy of our nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people with whom he interacted.
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Celebrate a Virtual Thanksgiving Weekend with the Museum

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Museum of the American Revolution

Presidents Day Weekend at the Museum

February 19-21, 2022
Join us at the Museum to explore the life, leadership, and legacy of the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people who made it possible over Presidents Day Weekend.
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Learn About Flags, Celebrate Dad, and More Over Flag Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

Visit the Museum of the American Revolution over Flag Day Weekend, from Flag Day, Friday, June 14 through Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts and activities, living history interpretation, a special display in the Museum Rotunda, and more. Throughout the weekend, guests will receive a free handheld version of George Washington’s Headquarters Flag.
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The Martyr and the Traitor

This excerpt from Virginia DeJohn Anderson adds complexity to our understanding of choosing sides in the Revolutionary era.
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Gingerbread Baking Demonstration and Tasting with Bestselling Author Anne Byrn

Gingerbread is the most revolutionary of all American cakes, with a rich history in early American culture. On Saturday, Dec. 9, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., New York Times bestselling author Anne Byrn will join the Museum of the American Revolution for a family-friendly illustrated talk, book signing, and gingerbread baking demonstration based on her most recent book, American Cake.
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Double Feature: Countdown to the 10 Crucial Days

Read excerpts from William Kidder's Ten Crucial Days: Washington’s Vision for Victory Unfolds and Lynne Cheney's When Washington Crossed the Delaware: A Wintertime Story for Young Patriots.
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Revolutionary Gifts for Dads and Grads

No matter whether you're celebrating a recent grad or the father figure in your life, our Revolutionary gift guide is here with gift ideas for history buffs of any age.
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This image shows adolescent males, in military costumes, sitting inside the camp site tent in Revolution Place. There is also a mother dressing her son in a military costume, standing outside the tent.

History Explorer Meet Up: Spring Training in the Continental Army

April 16, 2022 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Join the Museum for an hour-long, family-friendly event exploring how the Continental Army prepared for long summer campaigns with try-on clothes, drills, and more.
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Celebrate Flag Day Weekend with Flag-Themed Crafts, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 11 – 14

On June 14, 1777, Congress passed the first Flag Act, adopting the 13-star flag as the official flag of the new United States. Join the Museum of the American Revolution during Flag Day Weekend from Saturday, June 11 – Tuesday, June 14, 2022, to learn about Revolutionary-era flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts, pop-up talks, discovery carts, and other activities for the whole family.
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