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Our Revolution

Living Voices presents Our Revolution

Date: Monday, February 17

Time: 11am, 1 pm & 3pm

Washington's Headquarters Museum
30 Washington Place
Morristown, NJ 07960

Living Voices, a New York based performance arts organization, returns to Morristown National Historical Park to present their live multi-media performance of Our Revolution.

Our Revolution is the story of Peter Freeman, a free black in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1770s. When the colonial conflict with the British government reaches his town of Concord, Peter and his family find themselves at the heart of the battle. While Peter's father joins the patriot militia, his brother goes to sea and is stolen by privateers and sold South into slavery. And by the time the colonies declare their independence, Peter and his brother find themselves on opposite sides of a war, where they are each forced to face the question: whose liberty am I fighting for?

Walk in the footprints of a soldier in the Continental Army during the American Revolution as he struggles to find a place for himself during the birth of both a new country and a new people -the first generation of African-Americans in the United States of America.

For more information on Our Revolution, please click on the following link:
Living Voices: Our Revolution Page

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Did You Know?

George Washington by Gilbert Stuart

George Washington lost his first tooth at 22. Over the next 35 years he lost all but one of the rest of his teeth. Dentures made for him were carved from hippopotamus, walrus, or elephant ivory or other teeth. Washington was buried wearing dentures made by dentist John Greenwood.