Celebration! Benjamin Franklin, Founder

The January 2014 celebration is approaching soon, full information is at the Celebration website.

The 2015 Philadelphia Celebration includes a free morning seminar on the topic of Building the City from 9-10:30 at Benjamin Franklin Hall, 427 Chestnut Street featuring:

•Dr. Sandra L. Tatman, Executive Director of The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

•Paul R. Levy, President and CEO of the Central Philadelphia Development Corp.

•Harris M. Steinberg, FAIA, Executive Director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, Drexel University

At 11am, a procession up 5th Street, leaving from The American Philosophical Society Library (105 S. Fifth Street) to Dr. Franklin’s grave will be followed by a luncheon from 11:45-2 honoring Mr. Olin, at the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District, 400 Arch Street.