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Revolution museum's fundraising campaign reached $16.8 million

Revolution museum's fundraising campaign reached $16.8 million

A private fundraising campaign for the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown netted $16.8 million in gifts and grants through the end of July, according to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation.

The museum’s Campaign for Support set a goal of $15 million, but by the time the campaign finished July 31, it had exceeded that amount by $1.8 million, according to a foundation news release.

“We are grateful for the generosity of our donors and are humbled by the impact of their philanthropy on the new museum and on our educational mission,” said foundation President Cliff Fleet in a statement.

The campaign, which began in 2015, went hand-in-hand with the foundation’s master...

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