The First "Oval Office"

In 2013, Washington's Headquarters Tent was reproduced by Historic Trades tailors as a partnership between Colonial Williamsburg and the Museum of the American Revolution. This summer the two groups have reunited to reproduce the dining tent that was used alongside the Headquarters Tent during the War. More

M*AR Welcomes SMG as a Supporter

On May 21, 2015, we announced a gift of $100,000 from SMG, the West Conshohocken-based entertainment and convention venue management firm that manages the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.. More


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The History of Washington's Headquarters Tent

The history of Washington's Headquarters Tent doesn't stop at the end of the war. Its journey from Revolutionary battlefields to the Museum's collection is a fascinating story in its own right, and one that touches on key events in American history. As part of The First Oval Office project, our team of historians and curators have been researching this journey. More