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10Nov 18

Museum exhibit explores life of Alexander Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton musical has shone new light on a Founding Father for Broadway audiences. Alexander Hamilton is also the subject of an exhibit at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. The family-friendly exhibit, set to run from October 2018 to March 2019, explores Hamilton’s life and challenges…

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12Aug 16

Yorktown Revolutionary War Memorial nears funding goal

The city of Yorktown, New York, is dedicating $67,500 to a Revolutionary War memorial, putting it close to its fundraising goal of $225,000. The memorial will depict members of the 1st Rhode Island regiment, who in 1781 defended the town of Yorktown Heights from the British. The 1st Rhode Island…

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Minute Man National Historic Park Headlines

The American Revolution by the Numbers

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The Maryland Guard

During the American Revolution, 200 soldiers from the Maryland Guard took on 2,000 British soldiers in the Battle of Long Island, suffering heavy losses in order to protect George Washington.

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Interactive History of the American Revolution

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