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Museum of the American Revolution

Traffic Detours In Place On Section Of Busy Old City RoadOver the next two weeks, look for detours in the area of Chestnut Street beginning today.
Tree at Future American Revolution Museum Dedicated to Visionary FounderThe tree was dedicated to the founding father of the museum, philanthropist Gerry Lenfest (at left in photo).
Construction On Schedule At Future Site Of American Revolution MuseumThings are progressing nicely toward completion of the Museum of the American Revolution in Old City, Philadelphia.
American Revolution Museum, in Old City, Gets Big Check From BankAs demolition for the forthcoming Museum of the American Revolution gets underway in earnest in Old City Philadelphia, the museum is announcing a sizeable monetary gift of support.
Sidewalk Celebration Heralds Revolutionary War Museum ProgressThere were fireworks, cannon volleys, and a full-dress parade outside a National Park Service building that is slated for demolition to make way for the new museum.
Replica Of George Washington's Headquarters Tent Set Up In Old CitySchool children get first dibs on Wednesday, seeing the replica of George Washington's oval headquarters tent at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.
Philadelphia's Revolutionary War Museum Readies A Replica Artifact For PublicityThe project is a replica of a type of field tent called a marquee. The original (photo), in which George Washington spent a lot of his time as general of the Revolutionary Army, is in the museum's collection.
Bicentennial Bell, Britain's Gift to US, Goes Into Storage The nearly 13,000-pound bell was removed from its tower at 3rd and Chestnut Streets today to make way for a new Revolutionary War museum.
Our Country's Founding Fathers Come Together Again, Briefly, in PhiladelphiaThis collection of signatures of all 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence heads to auction on December 15th.
Plan For Revolutionary War Museum in Old City Moves Ahead in City CouncilCouncil's Rules Committee gave an initial okay to a zoning change for the southwest corner of Third and Chestnut Streets.
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