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

The History of Washington's Headquarters Tent

The history of Washington's Headquarters Tent doesn't stop at the end of the war. Its journey from Revolutionary battlefields to the Museum's collection is a fascinating story in its own right, and one that touches on key events in American history. As part of The First Oval Office project, our team of historians and curators have been researching this journey. More

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The First "Oval Office"

In 2013, Washington's Headquarters Tent was reproduced by Historic Trades tailors as a partnership between Colonial Williamsburg and the Museum of the American Revolution. This summer the two groups have reunited to reproduce the dining tent that was used alongside the Headquarters Tent during the War. More

Canada and the American Revolution

There were twenty British North American colonies or provinces in 1776, so why did only thirteen of those colonies declare independence that year or confirm it by war and treaty in 1783? Dr. Holly A. Mayer shares the Canadian response to the American Revolution. More

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