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July 24, 2017

Museum of the American Revolution hosting 'History Happy Hour'

Learn the history of America's drinking habits, while drinking

Food & Drink Happy Hour
Carroll - Museum of the American Revolution Opening Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

U.S. Army 3rd Infantry soldiers, (The Old Guard), stand in formation on Chestnut Street near Independence Hall before proceeding to the Museum of the American Revolution.

The Museum of the American Revolution will host a special "History Happy Hour" at the museum's Cross Keys Café on Saturday, July 29 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

All drink specials will be served with a side of history. Attendees will learn what Revolutionary Americans drank, why they drank and how much they drank.

Spoiler alert: they drank a lot.

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All attendees should bring their favorite drinking vessel, according to the Facebook event page. No tickets necessary; just show up.

To eat, the café will be offering Cedar Street Hand Pies and a Pennsylvania Cheese Board, as specials.

History Happy Hour: Drinking in Revolutionary America 

Saturday, July 29
5-7 p.m. | Pay-as-you-go
Cross Keys Café
101 S. Third St.