January 13, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Promises of the American Revolution

Over the course of MLK Weekend, from Jan. 18-20, the Museum will honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout many of his speeches and writings, Dr. King powerfully invoked the words and messages of the American Revolution in his calls for civil and economic rights and in speaking out against racism. More

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    Throughout our free Virtual Museum Tour, investigate the answers to the four core questions and discover the ideas,… t.co/q4kI7PiUCW
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    Those four core questions are: 🔘 How did people become Revolutionaries? 🔘 How did the Revolution survive its darkes… t.co/2CuLqN9Wlz
December 19, 2019

Breaking Down Trego's March to Valley Forge Painting

The March to Valley Forge, December 19, 1777 is one of the most iconic paintings of the Revolutionary War. Painted by Philadelphia artist William B. T. Trego in 1883, the scene shows the Continental Army limping into their winter encampment at Valley Forge. Follow the details below to learn more about the history and artistry captured on canvas. More

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