Press Releases

September 10, 2010

American Revolution Center Secures Site for The Museum of the American Revolution in Historic Philadelphia

At a signing ceremony today, Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, National Park Service Northeast Regional Director Dennis R. Reidenbach, American Revolution Center Chairman H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest and President/CEO Bruce Cole, will announce the completion of a historic land exchange between the National Park Service (NPS) and The American Revolution Center (ARC).Read more

July 2, 2010

Beyond Bells and Bonfires

John Adams hoped for the fireworks, as well as "general knowledge" of what they celebrate.

July 1, 2010

Happy Birthday America!

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress voted to adopt the Declaration of Independence. Many people learned of the historic vote by reading their newspaper, the Pennsylvania Evening Post. A copy of this newspaper survived the centuries and is now a part of The American Revolution Center’s (ARC) collection.

May 26, 2010

Americans Will Always Fight For Liberty

As we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, this image of soldiers from two of America's greatest generations reminds us that, indeed, Americans will always fight for liberty.