American Revolution Center Finds a Home

May 2007
Military History;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p12
The article reports that Valley Forge, Pennsylvania has been chosen as the site for the American Revolution Center, the first museum dedicated to the struggle for independence in the U.S. The nonprofit center plans to purchase 125 acres of land from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. State and Montgomery County officials have pledged to share the estimated $60 million to $70 million construction costs. Tentatively scheduled to open in 2011, the museum will house documents, artifacts, weapons and other materials related to the American Revolution.


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