Details Visitor information on Franklin sites
Convenient walking tour
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.
About the Author:
Tom Huntington is the former editor of Historic Traveler and American History magazines. His articles have appeared in Smithsonian, Air & Space, Civil War Times, British Heritage, Invention & Technology, and numerous other publications.
96 pages, 2 maps