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Travel tip: Philadelphia museum has special Veterans Day programs

Shirley McMarlin
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The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia will host Veterans Day programming Nov. 9-11. Here, workmen hang a Federal Era flag as part of a summer 2019 historic flag exhibit.

Philadelphia, a city steeped in American history, plays host to a number of sites honoring those who have served.

The city’s Museum of the American Revolution will mark Veterans Day by offering free admission Nov. 9-11 to active and retired military personnel and Blue Star families.

The museum also will host special programs, walking tours and activities related to early American soldiers and their families.

The 30-minute walking tours Nov. 9-10 will take participants to Washington Square Park, site of the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier, to explore the history of Revolutionary War veterans.

Details: amrevmuseum.org

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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