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Last Resting Place of Benjamin Franklin

Last Resting Place of Benjamin Franklin
* Memorial to Benjamin Franklin
* small head
* inscription:
The last resting place of Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790
"Venerated for benevolence, admired for talent, esteemed for patriotism, beloved for philanthropy"
-Washington
"The sage whom two worlds claimed as their own."
-Mirabeua
"He tore from the skies the lightning and from tyrants the sceptre"
-Turgot

* Fencepost. South side of Arch, just East of 5th.
* 39.952450,-75.148250 [map]
* On the Independence Mall tour
* See also:
+findagrave.com's Benjamin Franklin page
+The Electric Franklin