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Benjamin Franklin Institute will sell South End campus, relocate school  The Boston Globe

The technical school says it will use the proceeds to create more modern facilities somewhere else in Boston.

The Boston Globe
Review: A freethinking young Ben Franklin came of age in Philadelphia  The Providence Journal

Chafing under his brother's thumb and at odds with Boston's Puritanism, he found his way to Philadelphia in 1723. Less socially ossified than Boston, it was an ...

The Providence Journal
Ben Franklin, EPAM look to fuel startups with new $50M blockchain fund  Technical.ly

State-backed Ben Franklin Technology Partners is taking cryptocurrency payments for its newest initiative, the GO Philly Fund. Welcome to 2019. Ben Franklin ...

Special day at Ben Franklin teaches young Newark students life lessons  The Newark Advocate

Newark City Schools hosted their final Social, Emotional and Academic Success (SEAS) Day at Ben Franklin Elementary.

The Newark Advocate
Ben Franklin Transit resuming service operations on Wednesday, Feb. 13  FOX 11 and FOX 41

KENNEWICK, WA - The Ben Franklin Transit has announced that it plans to operate *service* as follows on Wednesday, February 13: Fixed route buses will run.

FOX 11 and FOX 41
Ben Franklin Tech Partners asks for more state funding  Lehigh Valley Business

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania is calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to restore the Ben Franklin network's funding to previous levels.

Lehigh Valley Business
Ben Franklin liked the turkey better | | lhvc.com  Left Hand Valley Courier

A regal eagle.

Left Hand Valley Courier
Ben Franklin names this year's Innovation Awards  Lehigh Valley Business

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, based in Bethlehem, has named the winners of its iXchange Innovation awards in May.

Lehigh Valley Business
Ben Franklin Partners to honor Penn State Berks  Reading Eagle

The B en Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania will honor Penn State Berks with an Innovation Award during the iXchange event May 21.

Reading Eagle
East Jefferson 4, Ben Franklin 0: Warriors score early, often in district victory  NOLA.com

Warriors score twice in the first eight minutes to take control.

Ben Franklin's Inventions and the Dawn of the Electric Age  Now. Powered by Northrop Grumman.

Ben Franklin's inventions included the first practical electrical device, the lightning rod.

Now. Powered by Northrop Grumman.
Robber used Lyft to get to and from Rolling Meadows bank, FBI says  Chicago Daily Herald

The man charged in Saturday's robbery of Ben Franklin Bank in Rolling Meadows used a ride-sharing *service* to get to and from the bank, according to a criminal ...

Chicago Daily Herald
How to make a decision when you are uncertain of what to do, Ben Franklin style  Boing Boing

In September 1772 the English scientist Joseph Priestly had a difficult decision to make. Should he accept Lord Shelburne's offer to become his personal ...

Boing Boing
Baltimore high school sports portal (Jan. 22): Ben Franklin secures win over New Era in boys basketball  Baltimore Sun

Ben Franklin 59, New Era 50: Tayvon Williams had 18 points and Khalil Kosh had 16 points to lead the visiting Bayhawks (10-3) past the Jaguars (6-9).

Baltimore Sun
Ben Franklin to Invest $220K in Regional Economy  Allentown Morning Call

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania's board of directors has approved the investment of $220,000 in support of regional ...

Allentown Morning Call
Journalism Isn't Dying. It's Returning to Its Roots  WIRED

The future of journalism is more partisan and supported by more diverse revenue streams—in other words, like the journalism of 200 years ago.

NY developer Durst to develop parking lot site near Ben Franklin Bridge  Philly.com

The real estate investment group Durst Organization is under contract to acquire a 1.6-acre, publicly owned parking lot north of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, ...

Ben Franklin Elementary School Student Surprised by Dad's Homecoming  TAPinto.net

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Chris Larkin had waited long enough. After finishing a nine-month tour in the Middle East and spending a few more days in Texas, the ...

The war in Afghanistan comes home / Ben Franklin Technology Partners | Smart Talk  witf.org

Air Force Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin died November 27th, while on deployment in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. He and three other American's died after their ...

Cabrini tops Ben Franklin in a game painted in pink — and sportsmanship  The Advocate

It was not only senior night at Cabrini High School on Tuesday, it was pink night — a moment for the team to honor its coach, Nancy Walsh, as she.

The Advocate
Marchers Gather On Benjamin Franklin Parkway For 3rd Annual Women’s March On Philadelphia  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Marchers gathered on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the third annual Women's March on ...

CBS Philly
PATCO Marks 50 Years in Service With Cheap 'Flashback' Rides  NBC 10 Philadelphia

PATCO is celebrating 50 years of transporting passengers between Center City Philadelphia and South Jersey by offering nostalgic fares.

NBC 10 Philadelphia
Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend NYSE:BEN  GlobeNewswire

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Franklin Resources, Inc. (the “Company”) [NYSE:BEN] announced a quarterly cash dividend in the ...

We have a democratic republic | Opinion  Sunbury Daily Item

A republic is a form of government in which a state is ruled by representatives of the citizens. A democracy is government by the citizens, either directly or ...

Sunbury Daily Item
Weekend Watch: Before boys sectional draw, big games to play  Indianapolis Star

Warren Central-Carmel on Friday and plenty of other juicy matchups this weekend.

Indianapolis Star
Man Charged With Robbing Bank in Chicago Allegedly Used Lyft as Getaway Car  NBC Southern California

A man has been charged with robbing a bank in the Chicago suburb of Rolling Meadows and allegedly used the ride-share Lyft to make his way to Chicago's ...

NBC Southern California
Supervisors discuss ordinances, ice rink flooring, salt supplies  Indiana Gazette

It was busy for White Township's board of supervisors, with advertising for two ordinances, an extension of how long the township has to use a PennDOT grant, ...

Indiana Gazette
Journalism Doesn't Need To Go Backwards. It Needs To Get Better.  wgbh.org

A Wired writer gets it wrong. The decline of mainstream, unbiased journalism is nothing to celebrate.

Philadelphia, Where Blackness Transcends  The Root

If we needed a Capital of Blackness, we'd make it Philadelphia. Philly is the soundtrack to blackness, every facet of black life rolled into a hoagie of diasporic ...

The Root
Keith Kube Commentary for Thursday, Feb. 14  MDJOnline.com

If we truly live in the freest nation in the world but cannot determine or guide what our public education system is teaching our children, are we really free?

Inaugural Maker's Explorium to showcase student talent  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

HouseMart Ben Franklin Crafts stores is partnering with Radford High School to present its first Maker's Explorium Saturday at the high school. Read More ...

Honolulu Star-Advertiser
MUSICAL MONDAYS: LIVE! Return February 18 At The Slipper Room!  Broadway World

MUSICAL MONDAYS: LIVE! back February 18th at The Slipper Room!Musical Theatre Clips, Burlesquer's Hips, Aerialist's Flips, & A Sassy Queen's Quips.

Broadway World
Ben Franklin didn’t champion turkeys. In fact, they never survived encounters with him.  The Washington Post

Benjamin Franklin, the most colorful of America's Founding Fathers, had a misunderstood, electric and ultimately homicidal relationship with turkeys. Where to ...

The Washington Post
Yesterday's High in Focus: A Look at Ben Franklin Financl (BFFI)  Parker City News

Ben Franklin Financl (BFFI)'s high, the highest trade price for the day, was $7.3, while the lowest trade price for the day was $7.12. Change is the difference ...

Parker City News
Socialism a danger to America  Newnan Times-Herald

Obviously we have many in America who have little knowledge of history and current happenings. Gov. Kemp won here in Georgia by a slim margin.

Newnan Times-Herald
Bank robber uses Lyft as getaway car to O'Hare: FBI  WLS-TV

A man has been charged with robbing a bank in northwest suburban Rolling Meadows and hiring a Lyft car to escape to O'Hare Airport.

Fire damages front porch of South Side home  La Crosse Tribune

A South Side home was damaged early Thursday in a fire.

La Crosse Tribune
Going Out: Events | SugarHouse hosts Bridal Showcase  GamingTodaySlotsToday

Going Out: Valentine's Day is here and wedding proposals will be in the air. Couples can begin planning their big day in The Event Center at SugarHouse ...

As Franklin Resources (BEN) Shares Rose, Keystone Financial Planning Has Boosted Its Stake by $907,080; As Ulta Beauty (ULTA) Market Valuation Declined, Quantbot Technologies LP Has Raised Holding by $1.37 Million  The Hi New Ulm

Keystone Financial Planning Inc increased its stake in Franklin Resources (BEN) by 184.55% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

The Hi New Ulm
Ambitious, flawed Ben Franklin on a path to greatness  The Washington Post

In September 1774, Benjamin Franklin sat down to write what is perhaps the most famous letter of reference in American history. He used the phrase “an ...

The Washington Post
Work Life What happened when I followed Ben Franklin's schedule for a month Benjamin Franklin was  Fast Company

As someone who is obsessed with productivity, I'm always looking for the latest book, idea, or tool that can help me accomplish more in less time. Sometimes ...

Fast Company
Beacon Financial Group Lifted By $1.47 Million Its Franklin Res (BEN) Holding; Willis Investment Counsel Increased By $6.38 Million Its Cracker Barrel (CBRL) Stake  The Hi New Ulm

Beacon Financial Group increased Franklin Res Inc (BEN) stake by 249.1% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group acquired 49063 shares as ...

The Hi New Ulm
Benjamin Franklin, social genius of the 18th century?  Stanford University News

Historian Caroline Winterer examined Franklin's letters as part of her research; she argues the 18th century was the first age of extensive social networks.

Stanford University News
Why Ben Franklin wasn't a fan of the bald eagle  Chicago Daily Herald

That Ben Franklin wanted the turkey rather than the bald eagle as our national symbol has become the stuff of legend. Why did he feel this way? The answer can ...

Chicago Daily Herald
The luring statistics of these names: Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN), Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PEG)  FinBulletin

Over the past 9 days, Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) stock was observed to have a Historic Volatility of 15.77%. That figure, when expanded to look at the ...

The apology from Benjamin Franklin that predicted the fight over falsehood and hate on social media  The Washington Post

People want an apology from Facebook for its role in the 2016 election — a real one this time, skeptics say. Just as they wanted one last year from Google for ...

The Washington Post
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock becomes first musician to receive Ben Franklin Medal  WHYY

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and ...

Never been partial to shackles or chains  Patheos

On the one hand, Benjamin Lay was easy to dismiss. He was an angry, impatient, impertinent radical who employed ridicule and sarcasm. He had a penchant ...

Ben Franklin’s Other Great Electrical Discovery: Turkey Tenderization  IEEE Spectrum

The pioneering inventor nearly killed himself in pursuit of a practical use for electricity.

IEEE Spectrum
Ben Franklin Who?  The Wall Street Journal

Most Americans can't pass the civics test required of immigrants.

The Wall Street Journal
Does Franklin Resources, Inc. ($BEN)'s Price to cash of 7.361828 Signal a Buying Opportunity?  Zeeland Press

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) has a Price to sales ratio of 2.652147. Investors may use Price to Book to display how the market portrays the value of a stock.

Zeeland Press
Students install giant money bag on Ben Franklin bench to represent wealth at Penn  The Daily Pennsylvanian

Several Penn students created an art installation aiming to highlight the lack of socioeconomic diversity at Penn. The installation, which was placed at the Ben ...

The Daily Pennsylvanian
Book review (nonfiction): Ambitious, flawed Ben Franklin on a path to greatness  Richmond.com

Ingenuity is the central theme of Nick Bunker's book about the first 40 years of Benjamin Franklin's life. “Ingenuity” was Franklin's favorite word, and in the 18th ...

Benjamin Franklin's daily schedule: A guide to maximum productivity  Big Think

How do great people get so much done? If you're Ben Franklin, you lay out a detailed schedule.

Big Think
How Ben Franklin's Viral Political Cartoon United the 13 Colonies  History

Franklin's “Join or Die” cartoon was so effective it rallied the colonies and influenced politics throughout two wars.

Love it or hate it, Valentine's Day events for 10 types of people  Philly.com

Whether you're long-committed or flying solo, these Valentine's Day events have something for everyone.

3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Conagra Brands, Intel and Franklin Resources  Investorplace.com

The stock charts of BEN, CAG and INTC are under the trading microscope for good reason headed into Thursday's action.

Aimz Investment Advisors Has Increased Its Franklin Res (BEN) Holding by $2.05 Million; Oakbrook Investments Boosted Position in East West Bancorp (EWBC) by $306,000 as Valuation Declined  The Hi New Ulm

Aimz Investment Advisors Llc increased its stake in Franklin Res Inc (BEN) by 206.94% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Aimz Oakbrook ...

The Hi New Ulm
A look at the daily routine of Benjamin Franklin, who didn't always follow his own 'early to bed, early to rise' advice  Business Insider

Benjamin Franklin recorded his standard daily routine in his autobiography. He divided his days into swarths of time where he could work, eat, and enjoy ...

Business Insider
SLA at Center City students excited about move to Ben Franklin next school year  The Philadelphia Tribune

Two weeks ago, sophomore Julia Dunn was walking through the hallways at Science Leadership Academy at Center City (SLA) when she noticed floor plans on ...

The Philadelphia Tribune
Benjamin Franklin Howery  The Republic

Benjamin Franklin Howery COLUMBUS, INDIANA Benjamin Franklin Howery left this earth on New Year's Day . He died at home following a long battle with ...

The Republic
Donald Trump, Bill Gates and Ben Franklin  Bloomberg

Trump's Favorite Barometer Is Warning Him (Bloomberg Opinion) see also Donald Trump Owns This Stock Market (Bloomberg Opinion); Bill Gates: What I ...

Our View: Ben Franklin was right: It's good to give  The Sun Chronicle

“It is prodigious the quantity of good that may be done by one man if he will make a business of it.” — Benjamin Franklin. Many great ideas sprang from the mind ...

The Sun Chronicle
Ben Franklin funding to help Martin Guitar tune up sales  Allentown Morning Call

The local Ben Franklin Technology Partners likes to tout the latest high-tech companies incubating at its incubators, but it also helps established manufacturers ...

Allentown Morning Call
Active Stock Evaluation – Franklin Resources (NYSE: BEN)  Alpha Beta Stock

Franklin Resources (NYSE: BEN) stock encountered a rapid change of 1.51% in the last hour of Wednesday's trading session. The stock settled the final trade ...

Alpha Beta Stock
As Franklin Res Com (BEN) Market Valuation Rose, Glenmede Trust Company Na Lowered Holding by $3.35 Million; Salient Capital Advisors Has Decreased Its Valero Energy Partners LP (VLP) Position by $3.82 Million as Stock Price Rose  The FinHeadLines

Glenmede Trust Company Na decreased its stake in Franklin Res Inc Com (BEN) by 41.69% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

The FinHeadLines
Ben Franklin invests $486K in innovation projects for northeastern Pennsylvania  Allentown Morning Call

Thanksgiving came early for some area businesses, as Ben Franklin Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania said Tuesday its board of directors has approved ...

Allentown Morning Call
Ben Franklin High records largest enrollment in school history  NOLA.com

Benjamin Franklin High School recently welcomed onto campus its largest student body in the school's 61-year history. A school news release stated Franklin's ...

Ben Franklin High School in New Orleans sees largest enrollment in history  The Advocate

Over the years, Benjamin Franklin High School's selective admissions policies have provoked plenty of controversy and debate. But while the school has made it ...

The Advocate
3 Timeless Productivity Lessons From Benjamin Franklin  Forbes Now

Author. Printer. Politician. Scientist. Postmaster. Founding father. As one of the leading thinkers and public figures of the eighteenth century, Benjamin Franklin ...

Forbes Now
Newman 3, Ben Franklin 0: Early pressure pays dividends for Greenies  NOLA.com

Greenies score three times in 10 minutes to secure win.

Ben Franklin's Bird of Courage  Psychology Today

The wild turkey may truly be America's greatest conservation success story.

Psychology Today
Government grant needed to build Ballina's ocean pool  Echonetdaily

Lennox based artist, Mark Waller has created a painting of what an ocean pool at Ballina could look like. An ocean pool at Ballina has been high on the wish list ...

Ben Franklin May Be Responsible for Bringing Tofu to America  Smithsonian.com

How a letter of 1770 may have ushered the Chinese staple into the New World.

Ben Franklin hold off Haynes Academy to improve to 3-0  The Advocate

It was a fast start and a tense finish, but Benjamin Franklin did enough to get the win Thursday —if only barely. Ben Franklin rushed for 180 yards, while its ...

The Advocate
Wayne Bateman | Obituary  La Crosse Tribune

Wayne Bateman passed away 2019-02-11 in This is the full obituary story where you can express condolences and share memories.

La Crosse Tribune
Ben Franklin Elementary won’t admit new pre-K students next year  The Advocate

One of the city's most sought-after elementary schools will not admit new prekindergarten students this fall, one year after converting to a charter school.

The Advocate
Crescent City 83, McMain 81 (2 OT): Byron Joshua erupts for 43 points in epic battle  NOLA.com

Crescent City junior Byron Joshua scored a season-high 43 points in Wednesday's, 83-81, double-overtime win against McMain. Comment. By Josh Preston ...

Scranton early-stage company top 'Idol' in Lehigh Valley Ben Franklin competition  Allentown Morning Call

Early-stage companies compete for a share of $15000 during Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania 15th annual Venture Idol event ...

Allentown Morning Call
Ben Franklin's 8-Bit World  WHYY

The Franklin Institute currently has a summer exhibition, “Game Masters,” about video game design, past and present. Beginning with the arcade era of the early ...

bus, taxi, ridership, Ben Franklin Transit, services, costs, operations, opinion  Tri-City Herald

Leaders of Ben Franklin Transit counter a Washington Policy Center report claiming the transit agency has increased spending as ridership has declined.

Tri-City Herald
Restoring taxi, night and weekend transit services could cost millions  Tri-City Herald

It will take Ben Franklin Transit months and perhaps millions of dollars to restore the after-hours and taxi feeder services once provided by A1 Tri-Cities Taxi.

Tri-City Herald
Editorial: Of riverbank cleanups and Ben Franklin  Albany Democrat Herald

Let us take a moment today to sing the praises of Russell Hawke of Albany, the man featured in Tuesday's newspaper who's taken to walking along the Dave ...

Albany Democrat Herald
‘Young Benjamin Franklin’ Review: Poor Richard Sows His Oats  The Wall Street Journal

Later famous for his probity, the young Founding Father squandered money, mocked a grieving father and impregnated one woman while wooing another.

The Wall Street Journal
All lanes of Ben Franklin Bridge reopen after construction  WPVI-TV

Construction caused delays on the Ben Franklin Bridge from the morning commute through the early afternoon.

Camden street shut for Ben Franklin Bridge ramp work  Cherry Hill Courier Post

DRPA construction on Ben Franklin Bridge ramp for pedestrian and bicycle access closes Pearl Street for six week.

Cherry Hill Courier Post
Benjamin Franklin Invented the Chat Room  The New Yorker

In 1727, when Benjamin Franklin was twenty-one, he and a few friends—among them a scrivener, a joiner, and two cobblers—formed a conversation club called ...

The New Yorker
What Benjamin Franklin's 13 Virtues Taught Me About Leading a Company -- and 6 Tips All Entrepreneurs Should Practice  Entrepreneur

Benjamin Franklin is a role model for anyone building a gaming company. He was brilliant. A live mind. Creative. Consider his magic square, one of the original ...

Ben Franklin Elementary halts pre-K enrollment to 'revamp' program  NOLA.com

Ben Franklin is one of the more sought after schools for students in pre-K and kindergarten.

The Mysterious Skeletons in Ben Franklin's Basement  HowStuffWorks

Human bones were found in the basement of Benjamin Franklin's London home. Stuff They Don't Want You To Know wants you to know where they came from.

Ben Franklin's life's work is now available online for the first time  The Daily Pennsylvanian

In honor of the anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's death on April 17, 1790, the Library of Congress has made thousands of his documents available online for ...

The Daily Pennsylvanian
The death of Benjamin Franklin  Villages-News

On April 17, 1790, The Pennsylvania Gazette announced the death of its 84-year-old founder, Benjamin Franklin. More than 20,000 people attended his funeral, ...

Ben Franklin Parkway celebrates its 100th birthday with its own street party  WHYY

In 1683, William Penn laid out a “greene country towne” with a carpenter's square: a rigid grid of modestly sized farming plots broken up by symmetrically placed ...

Terry Hicks, former VP at Ben Franklin Technology Partners, has died  Technical.ly

Remembered for his positive attitude and impact on the local tech community, Hicks passed away Thursday at the age of 66. Terry Hicks, former VP at Ben ...

Ben Franklin Northeast to Invest $220,000 in PA Companies  GlobeNewswire

Investments in 2 Early-Stage Technology Firms and 5 Established Manufacturers.

Even Ben Franklin underestimated immigrants  AL DIA News

The lore about the United States is that we're a nation of immigrants. But what the textbooks gloss over is that for as long as there have been immigrants in the ...

Senator Warren's Ben Franklin Capitalism  Forbes Now

Elizabeth Warren's Accountable Capitalism Act would begin to restore our unique, Ben Franklinesque brand of American capitalism. Her critics, by contrast, are ...

Forbes Now
More of Ben Franklin to love: 8,000 of his papers are now digitized online  Philly.com

You can now view Ben Franklin's original manuscripts online through the Library of Congress website.

Happy Birthday Benjamin Franklin - America's Founding Father  Communities Digital News

Benjamin Franklin may have been the unofficial president of the US. Sadly, Americans have never honored this great American as they have done for others.

Communities Digital News
Ben Franklin ranked No. 1 public school in Louisiana  Gentilly Messenger

Benjamin Franklin High School has once been ranked as the top public school in the state based on its School Performance Score, or SPS. Franklin's annual ...

Gentilly Messenger

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American History : The life of Benjamin Franklin - Full Rare Documentary
American History : The life of Benjamin Franklin - Full Rare Documentary
How Ben Franklin Structured His Day
How Ben Franklin Structured His Day
The Numerous Bodies Recently Found in Ben Franklin’s Basement
The Numerous Bodies Recently Found in Ben Franklin’s Basement
Great Minds: Benjamin Franklin: Founding Nerd
Great Minds: Benjamin Franklin: Founding Nerd
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THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Discovery History Biography (full documentary)
THE LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Discovery History Biography (full documentary)
The Office - Deleted Scenes - Ben Franklin
The Office - Deleted Scenes - Ben Franklin
ESL Pronunciation Exercise:  Breakfast (Ben Franklin Exercise)
ESL Pronunciation Exercise: Breakfast (Ben Franklin Exercise)
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Dwight Vs Ben Franklin - The Office US

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Ancestry. Benjamin Franklin's father, Josiah Franklin, was a tallow chandler, a soaper and candlemaker.Josiah was born at Ecton, Northamptonshire, England on December 23, 1657, the son of blacksmith and farmer Thomas Franklin, and Jane White.
Franklin’s formal education was limited and ended when he was 10; however, he was an avid reader and taught himself to become a skilled writer.
Who Was Benjamin Franklin? Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 to April 17, 1790) was a Founding Father and a polymath, inventor, scientist, printer, politician, freemason and diplomat.
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Ben Franklin Crafts is Hawaii’s destination for craft supplies with locations on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island. Follow your passion, we’ll provide the supplies.
Franklin was born the 10th son of the 17 children of a man who made soap and candles, one of the lowliest of the artisan crafts. In an age that privileged the firstborn son, Franklin was, as he tartly noted in his Autobiography, “the youngest Son of the youngest Son for five Generations back ...
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and is funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority.
Benjamin Franklin was many things in his lifetime: a printer, a postmaster, an ambassador, an author, a scientist, a Founding Father. Above all, he was an inventor, creating solutions to common problems, innovating new technology, and even making life a little more musical.
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's mother was Abiah Folger, the second wife of Josiah. In all, Josiah would father 17 children. Josiah intended for Benjamin to enter into the clergy. However, Josiah could only ...
Exhibits Explore Benjamin Franklin's life and legacy through his character traits. The exhibit area is divided into five "rooms" with each room focusing on a particular trait: ardent and dutiful, ambitious and rebellious, motivated to improve, curious and full of wonder, and strategic and persuasive.