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Yale Historian Dr. Joanne Freeman Discusses her Lifelong Hunt for Hamilton, Nov. 15

While many people are still hunting for tickets to the smash hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” prolific author, scholar and Yale historian Dr. Joanne Freeman has been hunting for the real Alexander Hamilton for most of her life.
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Museum of the American Revolution Commissions Independence Seaport Museum to Build Privateer Ship Replica

A large-scale reconstruction of an American privateer ship commissioned by the Museum of the American Revolution is now being transported to the new Museum after being constructed by Independence Seaport Museum’s boat-building workshop, Workshop on the Water.
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Museum Launches “Headquarters of the American Revolution” Website

Philadelphia was the headquarters of the American Revolution, and the Museum of the American Revolution has launched a new website, www.AmRevHQ.org, that highlights these numerous local and regional sites where history was made, including battlefields, burial grounds, historic houses, and more.
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Museum Asks Visitors How They Will #BeTheRevolution, Aims to Create Flag with 10,000 Personalized Ribbons by July 4

The Museum of the American Revolution is asking visitors and passersby to declare how they are carrying forward the American Revolution’s promises of liberty and equality by adding a personalized ribbon to a flag-shaped “Declarations Wall.” The wall is located on the Museum’s outdoor plaza from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The goal is to collect 10,000 ribbons by July 4.
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Princeton Historian and Author Linda Colley Joins the Museum for a Virtual Discussion on New Book, May 20

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A painted silk parade banner featuring a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette displayed in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

AmRev Presents: French History Night, Apr. 19

– Join fellow Francophiles at the Museum of the American Revolution on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. for AmRev Presents: French History Night. This happy hour soirée will be hosted by the Museum’s Associate Curator of Exhibition Content and Research, James Taub, who will connect French history to the American Revolution in a special interactive presentation at 6 p.m. in the Museum’s Cross Keys Café.
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Mark Flag Day with Virtual Programs, a Flag Craft and a Live Flagmaking Demo

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A mother takes a photo of her son and daughter sitting on a chair in the Writing the Constitution section inside the Museum galleries. She is bended on one knee as her husband stands next to her.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 25-27, 2022
Join the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend to explore the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution for the whole family.
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British soldiers march towards the Museum led by a drummer as part of the Museum's Occupied Philadelphia living history event in 2019.

Occupied Philadelphia 2022

November 5-6, 2022
Join us in historic Old City, Philadelphia, as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual flagship living history event.
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Film Premiere Event with Panel Discussion Will Explore Indigenous People and Other Cultural Legacies on Columbus Day

The United States of America has an exceptionally diverse heritage, but the roles of many of its multiethnic ancestors have often been misrepresented in—or altogether excluded from—the telling of our nation’s history.
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