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A display in the Inventing a Nation exhibition gallery.
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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.

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Since 1844, we have collected, preserved, and interpreted Maryland's diverse history, art, and culture. Visit and see it at the Maryland Center for History and Culture.

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