Tunes from Owen Madden's Music Book

We enlisted our summer intern Matt Skic to play some of the tunes from Revolutionary War soldier and fifer Owen Madden's music book, a new object in the Museum's collection. Take a listen! More


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Museum Topped Off!

On July 16, 2015, on a spectacular summer day, we celebrated the "Topping Off" of the Museum with our construction crew, staff, board members, supporters, and friends. More

Building History By The Numbers

How many tons of steel and miles of wire does it take to make a Museum? We asked our construction team to help us visualize the impressive amount of materials and labor required to construct our new building. More