Press Releases

October 15, 2013

Historical Fiction "Remembers the Ladies," Bringing to Life the Harrowing Days of 18th-Century Boston: Museum of the American Revolution Presents the Author of "The Midwife's Revolt"

October 11, 2013, Philadelphia, PA—The Midwife’s Revolt follows 18th-century midwife Lizzie Boylston's path from grieving widowhood after Bunker Hill, to her deepening friendship with Abigail Adams, and to her dangerous work as a spy for the American side. The author, Jodi Daynard, will discuss her book in a public program presented by the Museum of the American Revolution on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Rittenhouse Square headquarters of the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1630 Latimer Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103).Read more

July 16, 2013

Introducing: Read the Revolution

Philadelphia, PA, July 16, 2013—The Museum of the American Revolution is pleased to announce the launch of Read the Revolution, a bi-monthly email featuring excerpts from exciting, thought-provoking books about the American Revolution. Read the Revolution will cover a diverse range of genres, including history, memoir, biography, children's books, and even, on occasion, historical fiction. The email will also include links to sites and bookstores where you can easily purchase the book.Read more

June 6, 2013

Liberty or Death: Relics from the American Revolution

June 6, 2013, Philadelphia--The Museum of the American Revolution is pleased to partner with Sotheby's New York to present Liberty or Death: Relics from the American Revolution. The exhibition features objects on loan from the Museum of the American Revolution's collection as well as items for sale by Sotheby's.Read more

May 16, 2013

American Revolution Reborn: New Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century

The Museum of the American Revolution is pleased to join Frank Fox, the American Philosophical Society, the David Library of the American Revolution, and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies as a major sponsor of The American Revolution Reborn: New Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century. This international conference, which received additional support from the Library Company of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania, and Williams College, will be held in Philadelphia from May 30 - June 1, 2013. The conference is free and open to the public.Read more

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