Press Releases

April 7, 2010

American Revolution Center Names Three New Members to Board of Directors

The American Revolution Center (ARC) named three new members to its Board of Directors: John B. Adams Jr., Stephen H. Case, and Ambassador Louise V. Oliver. “These new Board members will further our mission to engage a broad public in the understanding of the American Revolution and its ongoing legacy,” said H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The American Revolution Center.

February 17, 2010

Rare Objects Now on Display

The American Revolution Center is showcasing objects from its collection as part of two nationally significant special exhibitions.

December 2, 2009

American Revolution Center releases first national survey on knowledge of the American Revolution

The American Revolution Center today released the first national survey assessing knowledge of the American Revolution. The report revealed that Americans highly value, but vastly overrate, their knowledge of the Revolutionary period and its significance. Results revealed that 90 percent of American adults think that knowledge of the American Revolution and its principles is very important and should be taught in schools, however, 83 percent failed when tested on knowledge of the Revolution and our Founding documents.Read more

July 1, 2009

American Revolution Center works with National Park Service to Relocate to Historic Philadelphia

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and The American Revolution Center (ARC) today announced that the National Park Service has signed a land-exchange agreement with ARC to establish a national museum dedicated to the American Revolution at Independence National Historical Park.