Benjamin Franklin and the Colonial Posts

July 1, 1985 – December 3, 1985

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor Floor Plan

See 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.