Check out what’s going on this week at museums across the country!
On October 2, 1971, a rifle dating from the American Revolution was stolen from the Valley Forge Historical Society in rural Pennsylvania. Its whereabouts were unknown until last year, when it was rediscovered by New Oxford, PA-based antiques dealer Kelly Kinzle.
At the Museum of the American Revolution, art and artifacts trace the life and death of an Irish officer in the British Army.
A New Constellation: A Collection of Historic 13-Star Flags, on view at the Museum of the American Revolution and curated by specialist Jeff R. Bridgman from his own comprehensive holdings, showcases thirty-two American flag patterns, sparking our desire to learn more.
The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia opened on April 19th.