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September-October Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

There is always something happening at the Museum of the American Revolution and this fall is no exception. With a dirth of author events, family-friendly activities and even a two-day living history event, there is truly something for everyone.
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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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Ahoy! Museum Hosts Nautical-Themed Night as part of History After Hours Series, June 19

Join the Museum of the American Revolution for sea shanty sing-alongs, ship-building demonstrations, and a lesson on the little-known history of privateers – or legalized pirate ships – during the American Revolution on Tuesday, June 19, from 5 – 8 p.m.
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Museum of the American Revolution Wins Prestigious 2020 AASLH Award of Excellence for “Hamilton Was Here” Exhibit

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has announced that the Museum of the American Revolution is the recipient of a 2020 Award of Excellence for its 2018-19 exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Museum Wins Prestigious 2021 AASLH Award of Excellence for “Cost of Revolution” Exhibition

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has announced that the Museum of the American Revolution has received a 2021 Award of Excellence for its 2019-20 exhibition "Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier."
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Museum Announces Historic Gift on Fifth Anniversary

The Museum announced a $50 million gift from the estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, the Museum’s Founding Chairman, who passed away in 2018, marking the largest single gift in the Museum's history.
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Read the Revolution event graphic featuring author John McCurdy's headshot photograph to the right and book covers for his books Vicious and Moral as well as Quarters to the left.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with John Gilbert McCurdy

June 6, 2024, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. John Gilbert McCurdy joins the Museum for a special presentation exploring surprising truths about LGBTQ+ history in early America to launch his latest book, Vicious and Immoral: Homosexuality, the American Revolution, and the Trials of Robert Newburgh.
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Sentiments Of A British American Woman by Owen Ireland book cover featuring a portrait of Esther de Bert Reed.

Sentiments of a British-American Woman

Read an excerpt from Owen S. Ireland's book, Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution.
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The Top HamilTEN Reasons to Visit the Museum this Holiday Season

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the Museum’s special hands-on exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia and can participate in festive “History in the Making” crafts, activities and demonstrations showcasing life in the Museum’s neighborhood during the 18th Century.
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Tickets Now on Sale for 2022 Conference on “Collecting the Revolutionary War,” April 7–9

The Museum of the American Revolution’s 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War from April 7 – 9, 2022, will bring historians, museum professionals, and collectors together to discuss how ideas about objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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