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Post Date: 14th July 2020/by Gemma Smith

Lady Joan Reid Children’s Author in Residence, Professor Sarah B. Pomeroy, is to publish her upcoming book for young adults, Benjamin Franklin, Swimmer with the American Philosophical Society Press

We established the Lady Joan Reid Children’s Author in Residence at Benjamin Franklin House in 2018 to honour the memory of Lady Joan Reid, the House’s historian who served for nearly 15 years…
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Post Date: 14th July 2020/by Gemma Smith

We’ve Reopened!

We are excited to announce that following new UK government guidelines on museums and galleries, Benjamin Franklin House will be reopening to the public.

In celebration of American Independence Day,…
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Post Date: 6th June 2020/by Mallory Horrill

Benjamin Franklin House and Black Lives Matter

Our Statement in regards to the Black Lives Matter Protests: 

Benjamin Franklin's last public act was to serve as the President of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. …
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Post Date: 1st May 2020/by Gemma Smith

Frankly Speaking 2020

On Friday, 28 February 2020, 32 students from six schools across the UK joined us for Frankly Speaking, the annual Benjamin Franklin House debate competition in collaboration with the US Embassy London…
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On This Day | 30th October 2018
October 30, 1735
John Adams, second president of the United States and Founding Father was born on this day.