Washington’s wartime tent restored

June 1st, 2017

Often described as the “first Oval Office,” George Washington’s headquarters tent, used by the general from mid-1778 until 1783, is now preserved at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Pa. The tent’s journey to the museum, which opened in April, spans more than 100 years. In pieces, it was purchased in 1909 by […]

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