How did early Americans commemorate the battles and military heroes of the Revolutionary War?

Read more in this week's Read the Revolution: Sealed with Blood: War, Sacrifice, and Memory in Revolutionary America by Sarah Purcell.
How did early Americans commemorate the battles and military heroes of the

Sealed with Blood | Museum of the American Revolution

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What a discovery!

"The document is the only other 18th-century handwritten parchment Declaration known to exist besides the one from 1776 now displayed at the National Archives in Washington."
What a discovery The document is the only other 18thcentury handwritten parchment

A New Parchment Declaration of Independence Surfaces. Head-Scratching Ensues.

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Kevin S. Ingold
Abby Marie
We can't stop watching this highlights reel from our opening day celebration!
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Kathryn Frazier
Thank you to all of our wonderful speakers, performers, state representatives from the 13 original colonies, and the members 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) who joined us today as we celebrated the grand opening of the Museum! And to all of you who joined us in celebrating via our livestream.

Enjoy some of our favorite photos from today. More to come!
Thank you to all of our wonderful speakers performers state representatives from
Tara Wisniewski
Allison Leigh
Diane Boudwin
Huzzah! Today we celebrate the grand opening of the Museum of the American Revolution!

Celebrate with us-watch the livestream of our ceremony starting at 8:00 am here:
Huzzah Today we celebrate the grand opening of the Museum of the American Revolution

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Bobby Jones
Hey Philadelphia! Don't miss this special behind-the-scenes feature on the Museum.

"Road to the Revolution" airs tonight at 7 p.m. on NBC10 Philadelphia
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Bobby Jones
"The message: The ideals of the American Revolution belong not only to the founding fathers long revered by our country, but also to the founding generation of Americans who first heard them, and the generations that have come since."

-Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press
The message The ideals of the American Revolution belong not only to

Founding generation, not just fathers, focus of new museum

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Countdown to our Grand Opening - April 19, 2017 #HowRevolutionary

Here is everything you need to know to join in on the celebration!

Schedule of Events:
8:00 am | Washington Square Park | Open to the Public
9:00 am | Independence Hall | Open to the Public
10:30 am | Museum of the American Revolution | Seated Ticketed Event*

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Grand Opening - April 19 | Museum of the American Revolution

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Great video from Saturday's CBS This Morning on the Museum.
Great video from Saturday's CBS This Morning on the Museum

First-of-its-kind Museum of the American Revolution set to open

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Ken Carstens
Kathleen Nicol Loftus
Thrilled to welcome our Founding #MoARmembers to the Museum for the first time today. Huzzah!
Thrilled to welcome our Founding MoARmembers to the Museum for the first time today Huzzah
Bill Marks
Jean Carter Wilson
Kit Stahler-Miller
"The narrative spine is the familiar political and military history, and the museum hits all the major beats, from the “shot heard ’round the world” in Concord in 1775 to the adoption of the Constitution in 1789. But its real subject is the broader social transformation, as what began as a fight for British liberties morphed into a war for independence."

"A New Museum of the American...
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The narrative spine is the familiar political and military history and the

A New Museum of the American Revolution, Warts and All

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Denise Morris
Thanks to the Philadelphia Inquirer for this amazing feature on the Museum. This is definitely the insider's guide to the Museum's exhibits, history, and our grand opening next week!

Look for it in print this Sunday! Online:
Thanks to the Philadelphia Inquirer for this amazing feature on the Museum

Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia | Philly

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Kasiulka Katarzyna
Kelli Rabe Rivera
Read the Revolution is out!

“But even today the question persists: Who fired the first shot?”
from The Day the American Revolution Began: April 19, 1775 by William H. Hallahan
Read the Revolution is out But even today the question persists Who

April 19, 1775 | Museum of the American Revolution

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In the News!

"With muskets polished, flags aloft and one very commanding tent in place, Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution is at the ready."
In the News With muskets polished flags aloft and one very commanding

Ready, aim, visit: American Revolution Museum at attention

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Megan Maier
Exhibit Sneak Peek: The War in the South

Come face-to-face with life-size figures on horseback of Banastre Tarleton’s Loyalists Dragoons, a loyalist corps, composed of Americans who sided with the king against Congress.

Even amidst the horrors of the Southern war, Tarleton’s corps had a particular reputation for cruelty and mercilessness. Though these stories were sometimes exaggerated, the...
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It's not too late to join as a Founding Member and attend the special Members Preview Weekend on April 15 & 16.

Learn more about all the benefits of membership: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Its not too late to join as a Founding Member and attend

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Rose Maguire
Monica Kathryn
In the News!

"17 Historical Secrets You’ll Learn at the Museum of the American Revolution" from Travel + Leisure
In the News 17 Historical Secrets Youll Learn at the Museum of

17 Historical Secrets You’ll Learn at the Museum of the American Revolution

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Finishing Touches!

We recently installed two large-scale sculptural panels, which weigh in at 1500 lbs. each. The bronze relief panels depict iconic paintings from the American Revolution: Emanuel Leutze’s “Washington Crossing the Delaware” and John Trumbull’s “The Declaration of Independence.”

The art installations were designed by artist Ellen Qiong Schicktanz, who donated them to the...
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Finishing Touches We recently installed two largescale sculptural panels which weigh in
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Dusk at the Museum.

Can't wait to see everyone's photos of the building and exhibit here and on Instagram! Don't forget to tag us @AmRevMuseum with the hashtag #HowRevolutionary.
Dusk at the Museum Cant wait to see everyones photos of the
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We're putting the finishing touches on the Museum.

Countdown to April 19: 14 days!
We're putting the finishing touches on the Museum

Revolutionary War brought to life in new museum

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