Benjamin Franklin and the Lightning Rod

The famous portrait of Benjamin Franklin carrying out the kite and key experiment

Thursday 10 June, 1pm ET/6pm BST. Join here. Passcode: 139173

To celebrate the anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s famous kite and key experiment, join Benjamin Franklin House in partnership with Christ Church Philadelphia, Franklin’s parish church, for a transatlantic panel discussion on the lightning rod and why it was one of the greatest inventions of the 18th century.