Upcoming Programs Highlight the History of the American Revolution
We are pleased to present two public programs featuring noted authors who have recently published books on the American Revolution in partnership with the Friends of Independence National Park (November 30) and the Philadelphia History Museum (December 6).
On November 30, Todd Andrlik will discuss his book, Reporting the Revolutionary War: Before it Was History, It Was News. Reporting the Revolutionary War represents one of the most significant collections of colonial papers published between 1763 and 1783 and includes essays by 37 historians. The event begins at 12:10 at 101 S. 3rd Street in Philadelphia and is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch. RSVP online or call the Friends of Independence National Park office at 215.861.4971.
On December 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution in conjunction with the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent will present a conversation with authors Mark Jacobs and Stephen Case about their recent biography of Peggy Shippen, Treacherous Beauty: Peggy Shippen the Women Behind Benedict Arnold’s Plot to Betray America. Attendees are welcome to tour the museum from 5:00-6:00 p.m. during which they can take the opportunity to view a portrait of Margaret “Peggy” Shippen Arnold painted by Daniel Gardener that is currently on view in the exhibition Face to Facebook. Tickets are $10 (free for members of the History Museum). RSVP online or call 215-685-4829 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.