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Ben Franklin

Let Benjamin Franklin comment on modern-day events concerning:

Postal service
Printing and publishing
International diplomacy
Home heating
Fire fighting
Ship building
Handicapped accessibility
...and More!

Did You Know:

Ben Franklin was the first organizer of various civic activities including:

:: hospital
:: fire department
:: fire insurance policy company

Ben entered politics, helped draft the Declaration of Independence, signed the Constitution, was ambassador to France, and helped prepare a plan for the united colonies more than 20 years before the American Revolution. Franklin can speak to many current-day issues and his words will stimulate and encourage any audience.

As postmaster, Ben invented a simple odometer for his carriage in order to measure the routes and keep track of distances.