Inventing a Nation
Maryland in the Revolutionary War Era
Inventing a Nation: Maryland in the Revolutionary Era is a collaborative exhibition between the Maryland Center for History and Culture and the Maryland State Archives, presenting documents and artifacts from the American Revolutionary War.
Iconic life-sized portraits by Charles Willson Peale complement the swords, uniforms, and other personal items of America’s Revolutionary heroes. Artifacts belonging to George Washington, the Marquis de Lafayette, Tench Tilghman, and William Paca are also on display.