20 Gifts for Revolutionary War History Buffs

Give the best gifts this season with these great gift ideas perfect for revolutionary war history buffs!

1. "Victory" blanket woven in the US showing the stars from Washington's HQs flag

A unique family heirloom, "Victory" blanket woven in the US showing the stars from Washington's HQs flag

Made in America from 100% combed, natural cotton. The design, with a perfect tracing of each individual star from Washington's headquarter's flag, is woven as part of the blanket; it's not simply printed on. And it's woven on a Jacquard loom, which makes this even more interesting and a piece you'll pass down to future generations.

2. Revolutionary pillow with historical image celebrating July 4, 1776


The perfect addition to every history lover's home, Revolutionary pillow with historical image celebrating July 4, 1776.

The design, taken from historic wallpaper, depicts a Patriot handing a dejected Britannia a document with "4 July 1776" on the cover. He's turned his back on Britain and is focused on the American Indian, who represents his new home of America. Under his foot is a banner with the words "British Laws" on it.

If you want to delight someone who loves history, this is the perfect choice. 

3. Boston Massacre Hand-Engraved print, after Revere

A hand-engraved printing of the famous Boston Massacre image Revere titled, "The bloody massacre perpetrated on King Street, Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regt."

Available as a black and white print and hand watercolored by artist, Andrew Volpe. Both are signed and numbered. These are very limited, so if you want one, get yours now.

4. "Declaration of Independence" from the printing Office of Edes & Gill

For every history lover, the "Declaration of Independence" printed by hand, the Boston broadside "Decaration of Independence" from the printing Office of Edes & Gill

We also have a pre-ratification broadside of the "U.S. Constitution" and the "The American Crisis" by Thomas Paine.


5. "1773" Boston Tea Party Bracelet

"1773" Boston Tea Party Bracelet
Our original "1773" Boston Tea Party design for hard core history lovers, in a pewter medallion with a wire-wrapped bracelet. Made by hand in New England.

6. Shirts for hardcore history lovers

1773 Boston Tea Party, "Knox Moving Co.", and "We hold these truths - July 4, 1776"

Shirts for history lovers

For hardcore history lovers, the "1773" Boston Tea Party shirt, the "Join or Die" Shirt, and the "We hold these truths - July 4, 1776" shirt. These shirts are not only visually striking but the meaning behind the designs will surely be a conversation starter. Be a rebel and stump the average person!

7. History Sweatshirts

To keep history lovers warm this season, our collection of super comfortable pullover sweatshirts and long sleeved shirts are a great idea. Featuring our most popular designs, Revolutionary Superheroes, George Washington "Signature Series "We hold these truths - July 4, 1776," "1773" Boston Tea Party, and "Repeal of the Stamp Act". Explore all our sweatshirts in this collection.

8. Historical Shirts

Historical Shirts

For the history nerd who has an endless fascination for anything historical, pick between the "Knox Moving Co." shirt and "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of history" shirts or the "One if by land . . ." Old North Special Edition Shirt are the perfect choice. Can't decide? Pick all three!

9. Your favorite "History Nerd" T-shirts

History Nerd Shirts

If they have a favorite historic figure, give them our "History Nerd" shirts with George Washington, Ben Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson.

10. Shirts with historic figures

Historic Figures

Also available, George Washington "Signature Series" as well as John Adams "Signature Series". Or pick any item from our collection of "Revolutionary Superheroes". Featuring Abigail and John Adams, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Alexander Hamilton.

11. History shirts for women

Our original and exclusive designs in a flattering cut for women. Take your pick from our "History Nerd" with Ben Franklin v-neck and tank top, "We hold these truths - July 4, 1776" v-neck and tank top, "1773" Boston Tea Party v-neck and tank top, "Victory or Death" v-neck, "History Mom", "Route 1776" tank top, "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of History" V-neck, "Revolutionary Superheroes" v-neck and tank top, and "One if by Land" tank top.

Explore our complete collection of women's shirts here.

12. Shirts for history teachers and history majors

Shirts for history majors and history teachers

For the proud history nerd scholar, flaunt your love for history with the "History Teacher" t-shirts and "History Major" shirt. Also available as stickers.

13. Complete the look with these history caps 

History Caps

When you don't know their size, our embroidered "History Nerd" with Ben Franklin cap as well as our new "1773" Boston Tea Party caps is a useful accessory for every kind of history nerd. Both come in a variety of colors to suit every style.

14. Better mornings with these history mugs

History coffee mugs

Another great choice is the "We hold these truths - July 4, 1776" mug and the "History Nerd" with Ben Franklin mug featuring 25 of his witty, inspirational quotes

15. "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of History" Tote bags

"Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of history" Tote bag

Affirm your love of history and remind others of its importance with these "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of history" Tote bag which comes in a wide variety of colors.

16. History Shirts for Kids

History Shirts for Kids

For the history nerds in the making, our "Revolutionary Superheroes" Youth shirt, "One if by Land" Youth Shirt, and our "History Nerd in Training" shirt comes in light pink and light blue heather. Kids will also love our "Revolutionary Superheroes" poster.

17. Games for folks who loves History

Games for History Lovers

Make game nights more historic with these board games created for history lovers. Kids and adults alike will learn valuable life lessons from Benjamin Franklin in the Franklin's Fortune deck building game and  players of the HistoryPlunge game will learn about the U.S. Presidents, important events in history, notable people that shaped history, and more from 1492 to the present in this new game.

18. Revolutionary War small prints

Great as a learning aid for studying history. These prints can be placed on a wall and printed on a 10 pt. cardstock matte paper for durability. From left to right: Historical timeline of the Revolutionary War: "Eight years of the war of the American Revolution""The Signers of the Declaration of the Independence and their signatures"Historic "Declaration of Independence" Engraving by publisher John Binns as a small print, and "George Washington and the 13 States" Historic print

19. Stocking stuffers

History nerd stickers and magnets

For stocking stuffers, our most-loved stickers, magnets and button pins in one pack. Pictured below are our "Revolutionary War" Sticker pack, "History Lover" Magnet pack, and Suffrage Campaign historical button pins and sticker sheet bundle. Also available, "We Can Do It!" sticker and magnet pack and “History Lover” sticker and magnet pack.

20. The History List Gift Certificate

Shopping for someone who loves history but not sure exactly what to get them? Give them the gift of choice with The History List Gift certificate.


Find all these great gift ideas and more at The History List store.