Images of artifacts on display in the “Creating Our New Museum” exhibit at the The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and filming of scenes for “Liberty Fever,” to premiere at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown in late 2016, are provided for media use. Artifacts are in the collection of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.
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Brass gorget with silver bear symbol, Albany, New York, 1750-1775. JYF collection.
“Am I Not a Man and a Brother?” antislavery plaque, British, circa 1790. JYF collection.
Battle of the Saintes, 12th April 1782, William Elliott, 1784-1787. JYF collection.
New York Vice Admiralty Court seal, circa 1770. JYF collection.
Sword with silver eagle pommel, Philadelphia, dated 1776. JYF collection.
A scene with an actor portraying Billy Flora, hero of the 1775 Battle of Great Bridge, Virginia, is filmed for “Liberty Fever.”
The Battle of Princeton, New Jersey, in 1777, is depicted in “Liberty Fever.”
Planning for a “Liberty Fever” scene in which Isabella Ferguson of North Carolina proclaims that her dog Trip "is a rebel too!”
“Liberty Fever” features an early 19th-century storyteller who has traveled the country, gathering stories about the American Revolution.