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Ben Franklin’s printing shop plaque rededicated

Despite steady rain, descendants of Benjamin Franklin and members of the SPJ Greater Philadelphia Pro chapter were among more than two dozen people at a ceremony to rededicate a plaque marking Benjamin Franklin’s printing shop as a “Historic Site in Journalism” in Philadelphia on April 8, 2006. It was from this site, near the northeast corner of Second and Market Streets, that Franklin printed his newspaper, the¬†Pennsylvania Gazette, and the “Poor Richard’s Almanack,” the most … Read entire article »

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