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Special Exhibition Opens at Museum of the American Revolution

Posted by Stephanie Kelly, High School Teacher and Instructional Coach on Sep 23, 2019 11:15:34 AM

A new special exhibition is opening this weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.  The exhibit is set to give visitors a glimpse into the lives of soldiers in both the American and Irish Revolutions through the artwork of artist Richard St. George.

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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution

Our Top 5 Favorite "Back to School"  Educators' Resources

“Back to School” is just around the corner - and we at NationsClassroom are teachers’ biggest fans.  And we’re not alone. The historic attractions on our tours love supporting teachers; in fact, most of the attractions offer virtual Classroom Resources designed to enhance learning without having to leave the classroom.  We’ve compiled a list of our favorite “Educator Resources” from some of NationsClassroom’s most popular historical east coast destinations.

 

So even if a school trip isn’t in your immediate future this year, we encourage you to take a look at these resources designed to make learning history come to life in the classroom. 

 

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Topics: Museum of the American Revolution, Colonial Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg, Smithsonian Museums, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, White House

Philly's Museum of the American Revolution to Help Migrants Succeed

The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia is stepping up to help prepare legal permanent residents, also known as green-card holders, for the naturalization test required for American citizenship. 

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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution

Book review of Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical is Restaging America's Past

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Oct 10, 2018 6:52:23 PM

The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia offers a thoughtful look at the impact of the musical Hamilton in this review of a new book that delves into the topic. 

 

"The genius of Hamilton lies in its ability to offer both those who have long owned the narrative and those who have been excluded from it a place in America’s foundational story. "


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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution, Hamilton

SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: Museum of the American Revolution - Philadelphia

Posted by Jeff Sellenrick, Licensed Tour Manager on May 8, 2018 11:29:45 AM

 

One of the newest and most popular attractions in Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution is dedicated to telling the story of our nation’s founding. The Museum offers guided tours with trained educators who explain the challenges and ideals that were at the heart of the rebellion.

 

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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution Re-Creates the Occupation of 1777 in Philadelphia

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Sep 26, 2017 4:34:09 PM

The British are Coming (Back)!

October 14 & 15, 2017,  10:00 A.M.  - 5:00 P.M.
at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia
 
According to the Museum of the American Revolution, it will  "commemorate the 240th anniversary of the British occupation of Philadelphia with a two-day living history event."
 
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Topics: Philadelphia, Museum of the American Revolution

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