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Long-Lost Revolutionary War Diary of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross, Discovered and Donated to Museum

Discovered in a shoebox in a Northern California garage, the long-lost Revolutionary War diary of John Claypoole is now on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
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This image depicts the cover of Plain Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution by Richard Beeman. The title of the book is written in the middle with a red background. The top of the book covers shows a black illustrated eagle with a white background. The bottom image is of the Founding Fathers and is in color.

Plain, Honest Men

Read an excerpt from Richard Beeman's book, Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution.
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Hessians German Soldiers American Revolutionary War by Friederike Baer book cover.

Hessians

Read an excerpt of Friederike Baer's new book, Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.
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A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

Mother's Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 13-14, 2023
Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women who played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project to Perform a Lyrical MLK Celebration, Jan. 18

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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Kari Winter and Rhonda Brace

Historian Dr. Kari J. Winter to Discuss Powerful Memoir of Formerly Enslaved Revolutionary War Veteran Jeffrey Brace, Feb. 17

Historian and author Dr. Kari J. Winter will discuss the rare and powerful memoir of Jeffrey Brace, an enslaved man who won his freedom through service during the Revolutionary War, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Common Sense

This excerpt comes from the section "Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs" from Common Sense, the influential pamphlet by Thomas Paine.
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Founding Friendships by Cassandra Good

Founding Friendships

This excerpt from Cassandra Good shows how women gained political access, influence, and information through their male friends in political office.
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Only Six Weeks Remain to Experience "Hamilton Was Here" at the Museum of the American Revolution

Six weeks until the museum's exhibit "Hamilton was Here" closes, but programming in celebration of The Year of Hamilton will continue.
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This image shows the book cover of Washington's Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution by Patrick O'Donnell. The image is an illustration of a battle occurring in a filed. There is smoke filling the air.

Washington's Immortals

This excerpt from Patrick O'Donnell tells the story of the First Maryland Regiment and its presence at many of the major battles of the American Revolution
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