At the Academy Café on the Mezzanine, the breakfast buffet offers hot and cold items.
We’ll have an expert presentation on Washington's strategic battle plan for the American Revolution. . after our lecture we will board our bus to Our next field trip is to Carpenters Hall, where clandestine meetings were arranged to discuss breaking colonial America’s ties with England.
Lunch is on your own today at the Museum of the American Revolution
We’ll then go to the new Museum of the American Revolution, the first of its kind to trace the steps that lead to our break with the “Mother Country” of England and eventually to revolutionary war. Led by an educator, we will take a virtual journey through the American Revolution, encountering the events, people, and ideals of the founding of the United States through state-of-the-art design and technology. The collection of thousands of objects includes works of art, manuscripts, and printed pieces from the period. One particularly historic item is the original tent that George Washington used as his command center.
Dinner at City Tavern where we will enjoy a faithful re-creations of 18th Century ambience and cuisine. The original was established by a group of prominent Philadelphians. Completed in 1773, it was one of the city’s most elegant buildings and quickly became the favored meeting place of movers and shakers including those who figured prominently in the American Revolution. The building was demolished in 1854. An authentic replica was constructed in 1976 for America’s Bicentennial. Your last opportunity to share your favorite experiences with new Road Scholar friends.