Ben Franklin's Philadelphia: A Guide

Ben Franklin's Philadelphia: A Guide

by Tom Huntington
     
 

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  • Visitor information on Franklin sites
  • Convenient walking tour
  • Helpful maps

    In celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday, this unique, user-friendly guide follows the Founding Father's footsteps through Philadelphia. The author takes a chronological journey through surviving landmarks from Franklin's time and the sites that preserve his legacy today

  • Overview

  • Visitor information on Franklin sites
  • Convenient walking tour
  • Helpful maps

    In celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday, this unique, user-friendly guide follows the Founding Father's footsteps through Philadelphia. The author takes a chronological journey through surviving landmarks from Franklin's time and the sites that preserve his legacy today. On his way, he speaks to curators, park rangers, and even Franklin impersonators to tell the story of this fascinating American icon.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780811732826
    Publisher:
    Stackpole Books
    Publication date:
    12/19/2005
    Edition description:
    Eighth Edition
    Pages:
    96
    Product dimensions:
    5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

    Meet the Author

    Tom Huntington lives in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, and is an editor for Stackpole Magazines. He is the former editor of Historic Traveler and American History magazines. His articles on historical topics have appeared in Civil War Times, America's Civil War, American Heritage, Smithsonian, Yankee, America in WWII, Air & Space, and British Heritage.

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