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Graveside Chat: the Letters of Julia & Benjamin Rush

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

This week, the story of our young nation as seen through the eyes and letters of founding father and physician Benjamin Rush and his wife Julia, including the time of the Revolutionary War and during the Yellow Fever plague.​ We are proudly presenting a new series of graveside chats about lesser or unknown Revolutionary figures and […]

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Graveside Chat: Benjamin Franklin Bache & Freedom of the Press

Christ Church Burial Ground 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

This week, meet Franklin's grandson Benjamin Franklin Bache who not only inherited Ben's fiery spirit but also his printing equipment, which he used to publish the Aurora newspaper, which got him in trouble with the government. We are proudly presenting a new series of graveside chats about lesser or unknown Revolutionary figures and topics. Each […]

Benjamin Franklin and His Lightning Rods Across the Atlantic (Virtual on Zoom)

Virtual on Zoom

This talk is a co-presentation with the Benjamin Franklin House in London, UK. Join us on the 269th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin's kite experiment for this transatlantic adventure. This talk is free but advanced registration is required. Click View Event Website below to reserve tickets.

Free