Museum of the American Revolution

An intoxicating tale of a Quaker woman of the 1700s and her sorted past is dug up at an excavation site in Old City.
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John McDevitt
January 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An intoxicating tale of a Quaker woman of the 1700s and her secret past is dug up at an excavation site in Old City. When the Museum of the American Revolution was being built, 82,000 pieces of broken objects were found on the site. As pieces were glued together,...
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Fred Jennings, 67, holds a placard stating "NEED TO WORK" while gathering with area elected officials and furloughed federal workers at a rally in front of Independence Hall on Jan. 8, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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January 15, 2019 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the government shutdown now in its fourth week, bills are beginning to pile up for many furloughed federal workers. As a way to ease the burden, many local and national companies are displaying a willingness to be flexible, offering payment plans, free admission...
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National Museum of the American Indian
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November 23, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How long can you stare at that holiday gift list, thinking about pairing people and their unique interests with the perfect token? Many among us just give up and take the path of least resistance with a sweater or bauble. Or, you can match Uncle Joe's interest to a...
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Displayed is Alexander Hamilton's Society of the Cincinnati Eagle insignia by Douglas Hamilton, his fifth great-grandson, at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
November 13, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton loaned some family heirlooms, including a ring that has a lock of his hair inside, to the Museum of the American Revolution Monday. Douglas Hamilton was in Philadelphia to give the artifacts to the museum to be featured as part of...
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Displayed is Alexander Hamilton's Society of the Cincinnati Eagle insignia by Douglas Hamilton, his fifth great-grandson, at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
November 12, 2018 - 10:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton loaned some family heirlooms, including a ring that has a lock of his hair inside, to the Museum of the American Revolution Monday. Douglas Hamilton was in Philadelphia to give the artifacts to the museum to be featured as part of...
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Taney
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 09, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Veterans Day weekend is a time for America to thank our vets for their service and sacrifice. But the vets themselves can check out a few nearby spots to celebrate their armed forces heritage. All our services came under fire at Pearl Harbor to launch America's entry...
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The life of H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest was celebrated Wednesday at the Academy of Music.
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Paul Kurtz
October 17, 2018 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two months after his death, thousands of guests packed the Academy of Music Wednesday to celebrate the life of legendary philanthropist and billionaire businessman H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest. A short documentary preceded a collection of memories from a dozen people who...
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The Philadelphia Orchestra offered a lunchtime surprise a Reading Terminal Market Monday, featuring a brass quartet.
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Justin Udo
September 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Orchestra offered a lunchtime surprise a Reading Terminal Market Monday, featuring a brass quartet. Orchestra CEO Matías Tarnopolsky said for their fourth annual Audience Appreciation Day, they're presenting 30 free concerts throughout the city all in...
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Museum of the American Revolution
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Hadas Kuznits
September 01, 2018 - 11:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Museum of the American Revolution says they're offering a special deal for all visitors under twelve this holiday weekend. Over the holiday weekend and through Monday the museum is giving free admission to everyone under 12-year-old. The gallery education manager...
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Museum of the American Revolution Drum Party
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Kimberly Adams
August 18, 2018 - 2:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The annual fife and drum party was not out of tune in Old City on Saturday. The event was music to the ears of many...and educational too. It was the sound of the drummer's call and pitch of the fifes at the Museum of the American Revolution, and 6-year-old Xavier...
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