May 4, 2018

Finding Freedom: Deborah

This is Deborah. She grew up at Mount Vernon, enslaved to George Washington. In 1781, when she was 16 years old, Deborah made a decision that changed her life. As the Revolutionary War tore through Virginia, Deborah chose to run away from Mount Vernon in search of freedom with the British Army. More

April 1, 2018

Cloning Washington

Advances in DNA gene sequencing and biogenetics have allowed scientists to begin re-growing George Washington's cells.... More

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February 27, 2018

Revolutionary Women

Celebrate Revolutionary women by experiencing their personal stories. Throughout the Museum, you can see details of women's lives and the contributions they made to either side that made them a part of founding the new country. More

January 9, 2018

The Ten Crucial Days in Ten Hours

In the middle of the Revolutionary War, New Jersey was a battlefield. Soldiers fought in small skirmished and large battles, shivered in winter quarters, and marched almost everywhere. Civilians supported the cause of liberty or the King, followed the armies, and got by as best they could. We tell some of these stories at the Museum of the American Revolution and we encourage guests to visit nearby historic sites to learn more about what happened in our region. More

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