Museum of the American Revolution

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.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
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 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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Just in time for Fourth of July weekend, a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution.
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
June 27, 2018 - 4:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Just in time for Fourth of July weekend, a rare copy of the Declaration of Independence will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution, with additional events surrounding the relic. The declaration — one of the first printed versions of it — will be on...
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Sgt. Justin Burdette is going to put 7,800 miles on the truck as he heads toward Spokane, Washington, for the Purple Heart Truck Run 2018.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
June 20, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A wounded combat veteran is passing through Philadelphia on a cross-country journey to raise awareness for Purple Heart recipients and their struggles. Sgt. Justin Burdette parked his purple pickup truck outside the Museum of the American Revolution for a meet and...
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Collections manager Michelle Moskal, right, and curator Mark Turdo hang the Commander-in-Chief's Standard, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at an exhibition gallery in the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma
Steve Tawa
June 14, 2018 - 11:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — George Washington's headquarters flag — probably sewn between 1777 and 1783 — is making its first appearance in Philadelphia since the Revolutionary War. In a darkened gallery to prevent further deterioration from light exposure at the Museum of the American...
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Revolution Place
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
June 05, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — "Revolution Place" sounds like the hip new Old City neighborhood hotspot. And in a way, it was — back in the 1700s. "Revolution Place" is a new family friendly exhibit at the Museum of the American Revolution. The exhibit takes an interactive approach to history,...
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