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This image shows the book cover of Journal of the American Revolution, Volume 1. The title of the book is written in yellow. The cover is a painting of General George Washington in a blue coat and tan pants with riding boots. His right hand is in a fist on the right side of his waist. He sits on a white horse on snowy ground. Washington is looking to the right and there is another soldier on horseback behind him with his right arm pointed outward with a sword in his hand. The sky behind them is grey.

Turning Point

This excerpt from Todd Andrlik features an article by Thomas Fleming revealing a turning point for General George Washington during the American Revolution
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Flag Day Weekend at the Museum

June 11-14, 2022
Join the Museum over Flag Day weekend to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and talks for the whole family.
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This image shows the book cover of The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor. There is an illustration of two white men and three slaves of African descent.

The Internal Enemy

This excerpt from Alan Taylor examines the complex subject of slavery in a state dedicated to liberty and freedom, yet enslaved two-fifths of the population
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The Valley Forge Winter

This excerpt from Wayne Bodle presents the story of the winter of 1777-1778 during the American Revolution with details that may be new to most readers.
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Never Caught

Read an excerpt from Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve's young reader adaptation of the story of runaway slave Ona Judge.
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This image depicts the book cover of Revolutionary Summer by Joseph Ellis. The text is written in red and black colored font.

Revolutionary Summer

This excerpt from Joseph Ellis explains how the success of the Battle of Long Island came from the combined result of lucky breaks for the Americans.
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Image looking up the grand staircase at the replica flags created for the True Colours Flag Project around the railings with vistors walking up and down the stairs.

Flag Day & Father's Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

June 14-16, 2024
Join the Museum over Flag Day and Father's Day weekend to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and in-gallery talks for the whole family.
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This image shows the book cover of Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign, and the Politics of Battle by Mark Lender and Gary Stone. The title of the book is written in red at the top of the image and the subtitle is written in white at the bottom of the image. The cover is a portrait of a young George Washington, on horseback, with a sword in his right hand pointing upward in the midst of a battle.

Fatal Sunday

Read this excerpt that offers a glimpse into the aftermath of Battle of Monmouth, detailing the gruesome task left to victors of burying the dead.
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This image depicts the book cover of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restarting America’s Past edited by Rene Romano and Claire Potter. The book cover is tan, and the title of the book is written in black. There is a Revolutionary man, wearing black boots, blue pants, and a brown waist jacket. His left knee is bended, and the image cuts off around the man’s chest—his face is not visible. There are five roses scattered around his feet.

Historians on Hamilton

In her essay, Renee C. Romano looks at how Hamilton: An American Musical sparked surprising conversations and unexpected results
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Witness to Revolution Exhibit Reading List

See five books recommended by the Museum that explore key people connected to George Washington’s tent and were critical to researching and constructing the exhibition.
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