May 4, 2018

Finding Freedom: Deborah

This is Deborah. She grew up at Mount Vernon, enslaved to George Washington. In 1781, when she was 16 years old, Deborah made a decision that changed her life. As the Revolutionary War tore through Virginia, Deborah chose to run away from Mount Vernon in search of freedom with the British Army. More

January 9, 2018

The Ten Crucial Days in Ten Hours

In the middle of the Revolutionary War, New Jersey was a battlefield. Soldiers fought in small skirmished and large battles, shivered in winter quarters, and marched almost everywhere. Civilians supported the cause of liberty or the King, followed the armies, and got by as best they could. We tell some of these stories at the Museum of the American Revolution and we encourage guests to visit nearby historic sites to learn more about what happened in our region. More

February 24, 2016

Young Friends: 'Tavern Talks'

How many different ways can you say inebriated?Bowz'd, Drunk as a Wheel-Barrow, Buzzey, Got a Brass Eye, Fuzl'd, Booz'd the Gage, As Dizzy as a... More

December 29, 2015

Revolution Society

Become a Charter MemberThe Revolution Society honors distinguished, modern-day patriots who are the Museum of the American Revolution... More

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