Press Releases

June 15, 2009

Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution provides grant to conserve George Washington's Revolutionary War Flag

The Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution (PSSR) and its Color Guard will provide a $50,000 grant to The American Revolution Center (ARC) to restore the Center's Commander-in-Chief's Standard, one of the most significant surviving flags of the American Revolution

April 22, 2009

American Revolution Center Names Three Members to Board of Directors

The American Revolution Center named the following individuals to its Board of Directors: General Josiah Bunting III, President of The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation in New York; Harold Burson, Founding Chairman of Burson-Marstellar; and Barbara J. Mitnick, Ph.D., independent art historian, museum curator, writer and lecturer. They will assist the Center in its mission to celebrate and commemorate the entire story of the American Revolution and its legacy.

February 24, 2009

American Revolution Center Welcomes President and CEO Dr. Bruce Cole; Announces $13 Million in Public/Private Funding

H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, Chairman of the American Revolution Center at Valley Forge (the “Center”), and The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will host a reception to welcome the Center’s new president and CEO, Dr. Bruce Cole, on Tuesday, February 24, at the National Constitution Center.

November 12, 2008

Center will Focus on Becoming a National and International Center for the Study of the American Revolution and its Legacy

The American Revolution Center (ARC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Bruce Cole, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will join the organization as President and CEO effective in January 2009. Under Cole’s leadership, ARC will become a national and international museum and education center in Valley Forge for the study of the American Revolution, and the enduring principles of democracy upon which our Nation was founded.Read more

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