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

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


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    What was that pamphlet all about, and who was Maria Reynolds? Join a Museum educator next Friday, March 1 for a lan…
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    And you better believe we celebrated GW's birthday with cake! 🎂🎉 #fbf

2014 Year in Review

Our end-of-year newsletter featured highlights from 2014, including new artifact acquisitions, staff additions, fundraising successes, and most importantly... More