June 19, 2018


The American Declaration of Independence asserts the natural rights of individuals and the responsibility of the people to ensure their government advances the common good. This Fourth of July, we’ll be exploring the Declaration’s very words and global legacy, inviting visitors to tell us how they understand the Declaration’s meaning for today. More


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    How will you #BeTheRevolution? Declare how you're carrying forward the promises of the American Revolution! Write y… t.co/GhCoDiArUg
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    This is your chance to "meet" Ona Judge! Historical interpreter Nastassia Parker joins us from June 18-23, when she… t.co/3Hgyk8I7Tc
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    Happy #FathersDay! Take dad to the opening weekend of our newest exhibit on historic 13-star flags, compete in a "c… t.co/VNOXdomDcX

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