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

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

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

Behind Closed Doors

This is the second in a three-part series about the dramatic journeys of Washington's Headquarters Tent during the Civil War. More

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