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November 12, 2008

Center Will Focus on Becoming a National and International Center for the Study of the American Revolution and its Legacy

WAYNE, PA – November 12, 2008 – The American Revolution Center (ARC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Bruce Cole, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will join the organization as President and CEO effective in January 2009. Under Cole’s leadership, ARC will become a national and international museum and education center in Valley Forge for the study of the American Revolution, and the enduring principles of democracy upon which our Nation was founded.

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February 24, 2009

American Revolution Center Welcomes President and CEO Dr. Bruce Cole; Announces $13 Million in Public/Private Funding

WAYNE, PA – February 24, 2009 –H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, Chairman of the American Revolution Center at Valley Forge (the “Center”), and The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will host a reception to welcome the Center’s new president and CEO, Dr. Bruce Cole, on Tuesday, February 24, at the National Constitution Center.

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April 22, 2009

American Revolution Center Names Three New Members to Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA – April 22, 2009 –The American Revolution Center named the following individuals to its Board of Directors: General Josiah Bunting III, President of The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation in New York; Harold Burson, Founding Chairman of Burson-Marstellar; and Barbara J. Mitnick, Ph.D., independent art historian, museum curator, writer and lecturer. They will assist the Center in its mission to celebrate and commemorate the entire story of the American Revolution and its legacy.

 

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June 18, 2009

American Revolution Center Names Two New Members to Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA – June 18, 2009 –The American Revolution Center named the Honorable Margaret (Peggy) Pace Duckett and H. Richard Dietrich III to its Board of Directors. Ms. Duckett and Mr. Dietrich will assist the Center in its mission to commemorate the entire story of the American Revolution and its legacy.

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December 02, 2009

American Revolution Center Releases First National Survey on Knowledge of the American Revolution

WASHINGTON DC – December 2, 2009 –The American Revolution Center today released the first national survey assessing knowledge of the American Revolution. The report revealed that Americans highly value, but vastly overrate, their knowledge of the Revolutionary period and its significance. Results revealed that 90 percent of American adults think that knowledge of the American Revolution and its principles is very important and should be taught in schools, however, 83 percent failed when tested on knowledge of the Revolution and our Founding documents.

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February 17, 2010

Rare Objects Now on Display

PHILADELPHIA – February 17, 2010 –The American Revolution Center is showcasing objects from its collection as part of two nationally significant special exhibitions.

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