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Project Coordinator NameDonald Smith
Project Coordinator TitleChair
Host OrganizationBenjamin Franklin Birthday Celebration
Phone (Day)(215) 815-5707
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Project NameFranklin Birthday Celebration Procession
Project Site Address:APS Library
5th and Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
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Project Start Time11:15 AM
Project Description

Free procession up 5th Street in Philadelphia to honor Benjamin Franklin and his contributions to American life, including his work to help create the first prison reform organization in America. The procession includes a fife and drum corps, plus banners and representatives from many local organizations. It will proceed from the APS Library (5th and Chestnut) to the Christ Church Burial Ground (5th and Arch Streets), where there will be brief words and memorials to Benjamin Franklin.

Project Date01/18/2019
Project End Time12:00 PM
Entry ID13789