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Giving to the Herbert C. Rorer Memorial Fund

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Giving to the Herbert C. Rorer Memorial Fund

      Click HERE to give to the Herbert C. Rorer Memorial Fund

La Grande Fête/Hermione

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La Grande Fête/Hermione

A damp evening could not deter a packed house of attendees from visiting the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, for a rooftop reception, a wonderful dinner, a silent and live auction, and dessert aboard the Hermione, a recreation of the exact ship that brought Lafayette to America. Here, our own Ted Wiederseim conducts the live auction  … Read more

4th of July/Let Freedom Ring Ceremony

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4th of July/Let Freedom Ring Ceremony

  PSSR Color Guard at a damp “Parade Rest” during the welcoming remarks given by Superintendent Cynthia MacLeod at this year’s 4th of July Let Freedom Ring ceremonies at Independence Hall.

The American Revolutionary War

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The American Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence,[8] or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United States of America, but gradually grew into a world war between Britain on one side and the United States, France, Netherlands and Spain on the other. The main result was an American victory,  … Read more

6. Continental Grand Union- Ship Alfred 1775

Active Revolutionary Flags |

6. Continental Grand Union- Ship Alfred 1775

British Union, red and white striped canton.

9. Bennington Stars and Stripes

Retired Flags |

9. Bennington Stars and Stripes

Blue canton with a semi-circle of 11 stars, 1 star in upper corners and 13 red and white stripes. 76 at bottom.

Rembrandt Peale’s “Porthole” portrait of George Washington

Artifact Collections |

Rembrandt Peale’s “Porthole” portrait of George Washington

Generally known as “The George Washington Copy,” c. 1855, oil on canvas.