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Benjamin Franklin

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

 Benjamin Franklin marker Benjamin Franklin has been called “The First American.” Certainly there is no life that can compare to his. He was one of the most successful businessmen in American history. Although he started in poverty grew to phenomenal well. He was a brilliant writer, a political leader of immeasurable importance, a world renowned scientist, and his inventions have been credited with saving countless lives throughout the centuries. He was also one of the funniest, most charming and  influential men of all times

In this fast-moving multimedia presentation we will look at all aspects of the life of the amazing

 The Franklin stove

Benjamin Franklin.  He invented the lightning rod, bifocal glasses, the Franklin stove (which heated American homes for many years), the first working pedometer and so many other practical items. But I think one of his greatest inventions is a little harder to recognize. Click here to read a short piece about what I consider Benjamin Franklin’s greatest invention. This exciting and unexpected multimedia presentation will examine Franklin’s immensely important role in shaping American business, giving voice to the new American nation and transforming the world through his experiments and inventions.