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Unfinished: America at 250

The American Revolution remains unfinished. Early revolutionaries engaged in deep debates about how voices are heard and what liberty looks like. While the founding generation set forth one set of answers to these questions, they did not resolve the debates. Every subsequent generation has continued to grapple with these fundamental questions.

Now it’s our turn.

Unfinished: America at 250 is a partnership of historical and cultural institutions, National Park Service sites, historians, and changemakers. This partnership harnesses the stories of the past and activates historic spaces to provoke community conversations about the ongoing American Revolution.

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UNFINISHED: America at 250

Check out the partnership website for information on upcoming events, speaker biographies, and related articles.

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Remixing the Revolution

Watch the first event of the Unfinished: America at 250 programming series, featuring Adam Bradley, The Reminders, and Tem Blessed.

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Questioning Our Storied Past

Learn about America's founding narratives during this program, featuring Philip Deloria, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Elon Cook Lee, & Nat Sheidley

Learn more about our Unfinished story

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    Adams National Historical Park, Boston National Historical Park, Boston African American National Historic Site, Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, Coltsville National Historical Park, Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, Minute Man National Historical Park, Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site, Springfield Armory National Historic Site more »

    Last updated: May 23, 2022