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Museum of the American Revolution

History Explorers Club: It's Our Birthday!

April 17, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join in our family-friendly virtual birthday party for the Museum as we celebrate our fourth birthday and learn about our most famous object, General George Washington’s Headquarters Tent.
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A young female visitor draws a picture. Behind her is a 13-star flag, which was part of the Museum's 2019 summer exhibition, A New Constellation.

History Explorers Club: Flag Facts

June 26, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join the Museum to learn about how flags come to represent countries or states and how they can communicate before creating your own at our family-friendly June History Explorers Club.
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This image shows adolescent males, in military costumes, sitting inside the camp site tent in Revolution Place. There is also a mother dressing her son in a military costume, standing outside the tent.

History Explorers Club: Camp Life

July 24, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Find out more about the people you would find at a Continental Army camp and the critical roles they played at this family-friendly History Explorers Club.
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A Museum educator, in Revolutionary military costume, shows three adolescents how to use a cannon on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

History Explorers Club: Ask a Historian

August 28, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about what a historian does and ask a Museum historian all your burning questions about the Revolutionary Era at our family-friendly August History Explorers Club.
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History Explorers Club: Pets of the Revolution

September 25, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about the pets of the American Revolutionary era, including Benjamin Franklin's pet squirrel, at our family-friendly September History Explorers Club.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend

January 15-18, 2021
Join us in-person and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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Presidents Day Weekend with the Museum

February 12-15, 2021
Observe Presidents Day Weekend onsite or online with family-friendly tours, talks, crafts, and more exploring the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people he would have interacted with.
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The Virtual First Oval Office Project Sneak Peek: A Guided Tour

February 14, 2021 from 2-3 p.m.
Join Dr. Tyler Putman for a sneak peek of the Museum's new Virtual First Oval Office Project, which explores the Museum’s hand-sewn replicas of General George Washington’s tents.
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Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust's Lonae A. Moore Memorial Forum

February 20, 2021 from 1:30-3 p.m.
In partnership with the Museum, Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the fourth annual Lonae A. Moore Memorial Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding."
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Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make an Embroidered Pin Cushion

March 10 & 17, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this two-part virtual workshop, learn about 18th-century fashion and how to make your own embroidered "pinball" (a spherical pincushion).
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