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Nov 10
Nov 12
101 S. 3rd St. Philadelphia, PA 19106
10:00 am  - 5:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the Marine Corps birthday November 10 and commemorate Veterans Day on November 11 with free admission to veterans on Saturday and Sunday as well as special programs and activities related to early American soldiers.


Throughout the Weekend

Visitors can experience programs and storytelling based on Revolutionary War pension narratives in which veterans and widows wrote about their wartime experiences, their families, and their postwar lives. Explore the stories behind the rare photographs of people who lived through the Revolutionary War that conclude the Museum’s exhibits. Write a note thanking the soldiers of today for their service.

Monday, November 11
Talk – 2:00 pm

Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Historian Philip Mead will present a special talk on veteran and memoirist Joseph Plumb Martin. 

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