Half-Day Benjamin Franklin Seminar Tour in Philadelphia
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- Delve deep into the life of Benjamin Franklin
- Gain a more contextual understanding of Franklin's impact on American history
- Visit historic Philadelphia landmarks closely associated with Ben Franklin
- Enjoy small group discussions about Franklin's impact on early American history
- See the "ghost structure" which outlines the spot of Benjamin Franklin's home
With a local historian serving as guide, we will focus on Franklin's work as an inventor and manager, as well as the role he played in the American Revolution, international diplomacy, and the Continental Congress.
We will visit sites relevant to the life of Benjamin Franklin, such as the post office at Franklin Court, Christ Church, and the American Philosophical Society. You will have the chance to discuss and understand the great changes, as well as the social and political upheaval that took place in Philadelphia during the last half of the 18th century.
- Services of an expert historian as your guide
This tour is held on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 2:00 PM. Tours depart from the Elfreth Alley Museum, located at 124 Elfreth's Alley. The alley is located off of 2nd Street between Arch Street and Cherry Street. (Open in Google Maps)
No tours are held on New Year's Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Context walks can be canceled up to 48 hours prior to the walk with an 85% refund. Within 48 hours all reservations are final and cannot be refunded. Walks are held rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather. If you are running late for your meeting with our docent, we ask that you call to alert us so that we can relay the message to the docent. No shows are treated as last-minute cancellations and are non-refundable. Cancellations within two business days need to be made directly with our local offices by calling them directly (or on the emergency number provided). Cancellations made via email or by calling our U.S. toll-free number may not be honored.
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