benjamin franklin

We have selected The Electric Franklin as the world's very best website on Benjamin Franklin.

The Electric Franklin website is part of the USHistory.org website, published by the Independence Hall Association, a non-profit organization founded in 1942, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The aim of the Electric Franklin website is to bring Ben Franklin to a world audience in a colourful, engaging way, using primary source material, narratives, activities, interactive games, streaming videos, 360 degree interactive panoramas, and images.

The website is organized into the following main sections: Temple's Diary, Quick Biography of Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin Timeline, The Kite, The Ben Show, Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Quotes, Benjamin Franklin Pictures, Franklin Court, Autobiography, Benjamin Franklin Biography, The Courant, Special Articles, and Fun & Games.

The Ben Show includes a video in which lookalike Ralph Archbold impersonates Benjamin Franklin waxing enthusiastic about the internet, while standing under his favourite mulberry tree.

Click here for the 'Electric Franklin' website: http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/index.htm