Museum of the American Revolution

International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance
Scott Robbins
Holli Stephens
January 17, 2020 - 4:00 am
Whatever you choose to do this weekend, get started with The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend. Listen to our top picks here.
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Items on sale at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's new gift shop
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Lauren Lipton
December 08, 2019 - 4:30 am
If you're looking for some unique holiday gifts, why not check out the many museums in the area that have exciting gift shops? Read more here.
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In June of 2018, John E. James Jr. got his officers commission at the Museum of the American Revolution, 75 years after his graduation.
Courtesy of Marion Lane
Cherri Gregg
November 11, 2019 - 8:02 am
A Southwest Philadelphia man who got his officers commission from the U.S. Army — 75 years after the fact — is now seeking compensation. He says the commission had been held up because of discrimination.
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A period-dressed Revolutionary War soldier prepares to fire a black powder rifle.
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John McDevitt
November 03, 2019 - 8:51 am
A rare Revolutionary War-era rifle stolen nearly fifty years ago from a museum case at Valley Forge National Park was recovered and will go on display at an area museum on Wednesday.
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Stedman Graham's book, "Identity Leadership."
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Flashpoint
September 17, 2019 - 4:30 am
In order to lead others, you must first learn to lead yourself. That is the premise of a chat at the Museum of the American Revolution Wednesday evening.
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The Museum of the American Revolution is holding a series of one person performances this summer, telling the stories of people of color in the Revolutionary-era.
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John McDevitt
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Museum of the American Revolution is holding a series of one-person performances this summer, telling the stories of people of color in the Revolutionary-era. The summer kicked off with a nationally-renowned historical interpreter portraying Ona Judge, who was...
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A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence is going on display Tuesday at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Mike DeNardo
June 18, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence is going on display Tuesday at the Museum of the American Revolution. It was a goose bump moment for Holly Kinyon when the 1776 broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence was removed from its protective box in...
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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
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
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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