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A visitor engagement associate educates families on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.
Jeff Fusco

Revolution Signs: Programs in American Sign Language

August 21, 2022 beginning at 11:30 a.m. & 12:45 p.m.
Join us for a day of programs, tours, and talks translated into American Sign Language (ASL), including a highlights tour, Washington's War Tent showing, and Meet James Forten performance.
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Press Kit

Check out the Museum's Press Kit for information on the Museum experience, key artifacts, Washington's War Tent, and more.
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This graphic depicts a lightbulb and, by clicking, will provide you with short essays that put the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, Jack, and London into historical context.

Big Idea 2: A Revolutionary Reminder in a Changing Nation

Learn more about how George Washington's headquarters tent became a symbol of the American republic and survived the Civil War.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

The Unlikely Travels of Washington's War Tent

February 20, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join educators from the Museum and American Battlefield Trust for a free teacher workshop to explore how the story of George Washington's headquarters tent spans both the Revolutionary and Civil War eras.
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Museum Tickets Go on Sale Feb. 22, George Washington’s 285th Birthday

In honor of George Washington's 285th birthday, general admission tickets to the new Museum of the American Revolution will go on sale on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Museum officially opens to the public on April 19.
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Tent Craft

Make Your Own Mini General Washington Tent Craft

Create your own paper version of General George Washington's headquarters tent that served as his mobile headquarters during the Revolutionary War.
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This graphic depicts a lightbulb and, by clicking, will provide you with short essays that put the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, Jack, and London into historical context.

Big Idea 1: Washington's Tent and the Revolutionary War

Learn more about the functions of George Washington's tent during the Revolutionary War and the people who helped make it happen.
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General Irvin McDowell and staff, Arlington House
General Irvin McDowell and staff, Arlington House. United States Virginia, 1862. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008680204/.

Washington's War Tent During the Civil War: Behind Closed Doors

This is the second in a three-part series describing the fate of General George Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War.
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Arlington House circa 1868 via Library Of Congress
Gedney, J. F., Engraver, and Publisher W.H. & O.H. Morrison. Arlington House. Arlington Virginia, 1868. [Washington, D.C.: Published by W.H. & O.H. Morrison, Washn.: print by J. Gedney, Washn] Photograph.

Washington's War Tent During the Civil War: Surviving the Civil War

This is the first in a three-part series describing the fate of General George Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War.
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Unit 1: Washington's Tent and the Revolutionary War

View classroom activities designed for teaching about George Washington's leadership of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War and during his presidency.
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