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100820 Image Pocket Artisan Workshop

Learn How to Make an 18th-Century “Pocket” During a Virtual Stitch-In

Three-Night Virtual Workshop Takes Place Nov. 17-19 Coincides with Museum’s New Special Exhibition When Women Lost the Vote
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Declare Your Independence at the Museum of the American Revolution’s July 4th Weekend Celebration

From Saturday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 4, 2018, explore the Declaration's history and continuing legacy at the Museum of the American Revolution with special programs and activities for all ages. Throughout the weekend, visitors and passersby can declare how they are carrying forward the ideals of the American Revolution by adding a personalized ribbon to a flag-shaped “Declarations Wall” on the Museum’s outdoor plaza. Inside, visitors can sign their name to a giant Declaration of Independence in the Museum’s rotunda and take home a complimentary pocket-sized Declaration of Independence.
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Image 090123 Event Amrev Presents Black Founders Legacy Entrepreneurship

Local Business Leaders Join the Museum to Explore Philadelphia’s Legacy of Black Entrepreneurship at Evening Panel Discussion, Oct. 19

A panel of five Philadelphia-based Black business leaders will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. for “AmRev Presents: A Black Founders Legacy of Entrepreneurship,” a panel discussion on the history of Black entrepreneurship in Philadelphia. Panelists will explore the experiences of contemporary Black business owners and draw connections to those of James Forten, a successful Black sailmaker and entrepreneur whose life and legacy is chronicled in the Museum’s special exhibit Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jessica Millward

January 28, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum to discuss her recent book, Finding Charity's Folk, and how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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Celebrate a Virtual Thanksgiving Weekend with the Museum

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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Explore Stories of Unsung Black Revolutionaries During Juneteenth Weekend at the Museum, June 17 – 19

Celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, with the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, June 17 – Monday, June 19, 2023, and explore stories of perseverance, leadership, and creativity in the continuing struggle for equality for all through gallery tours, pop-up talks, crafts and more.
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This image shows the book cover of The Revolution's Last Men: The Soldiers Behind the Photographs by Don Hagist. The title and Don’s name are written in a square in the center of the image. There are three black and white photographs on the top and bottom of the image, each depicting an older gentlemen who was a Revolutionary War soldier.

The Revolution's Last Men

Read an excerpt from Don Hagist in which he updated biographies on the last living American Revolution veterans for a more accurate take.
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A Museum educator leads a group of guests on a walking tour of the Museum's Old City neighborhood.

SOLD OUT | Member Morning: Revolutionary City Walking Tour

July 2, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members on Sunday, July 2, to explore our Old City neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s on our Revolutionary City walking tour.
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Archaeological dig at the Museum

Member Morning: Unraveling the Museum’s “Mysteries of Feature 16” Archaeology Lecture

April 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to a 45-minute talk to learn about the artifacts found during an archaeological dig at the site of the Museum before construction.
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Virtual Panel Discussion on Women’s Rights and the Enduring American Revolution, Oct. 13

Presented by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and the Museum of the American Revolution Coincides with the Museum’s When Women Lost the Vote Exhibit
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