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Post Date: 11th January 2021/by Eleanor Hamblen

Congratulations to our 2020 Literary Prize Winners!

Benjamin Franklin is one of history’s great figures. While he made lasting contributions in many fields, his first passion was writing. He believed in the power of the written word as the bedrock…
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Post Date: 11th January 2021/by Eleanor Hamblen

Interview: Professor Sarah B Pomeroy

The Lady Joan Reid Children’s Author in Residence, Professor Sarah B. Pomeroy recently sat down with our Founding Director, Márcia Balisciano, via the internet, to discuss her upcoming book Benjamin…
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Post Date: 2nd October 2020/by Ops

Deep sadness at the loss of Michelle Smith, President of the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation

 



All of us at Benjamin Franklin House are deeply saddened by the untimely death of Michelle Smith, President of the Robert H. Smith Foundation.

Michelle greatly strengthened Benjamin Franklin…
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Post Date: 2nd October 2020/by Ops

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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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.