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Benjamin Franklin and the Colonial Posts

July 1, 1985 – December 3, 1985

Museum: American History Museum

Location: 1st Floor

On view are 13 examples documenting Benjamin Franklin's career as Postmaster General of Philadelphia, and later as Deputy Postmaster of North America, and his influences in improving mail schedules and mail service. Included are postage stamps, a broadside, and record books.