Opening Weekend of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit | Kids Out and About Philadelphia

Opening Weekend of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

Join us Feb. 11-12 for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, open from Feb. 11 through Nov. 26, 2023. Throughout the exhibit in the Museum's first-floor Patriots Gallery, visitors will be introduced to Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War and the women's suffrage movement. Using objects, documents, and immersive environments, Black Founders will explore the Forten family’s roles in the Revolutionary War, business in Philadelphia, and abolition and voting rights from 1776 to 1876.

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Location:

101 South Third Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States

Phone:

215.253.6731
Contact name: 
Museum of the American Revolution
Email address: 
Dates: 
02/11/2023
02/12/2023
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm