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Nobody ever lived in the past. Jefferson, Adams, George Washington—they didn’t walk around saying, “Isn’t this fascinating living in the past? Aren’t we picturesque in our funny clothes?” They were living in the present, just as we do. The great difference is that it was their present, not ours. And just as we don’t know how things are going to turn out, neither did they.”

We invite you to explore, for yourself, the people and purpose behind the American Revolution. Our doors and grounds are open for you to touch, feel, smell, and even taste life as it was more than 220 years ago and imagine, in new ways, what it was like to participate in creating monumental, historic change.

This is Knox Museum. Very revolutionary.

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