Inscription of Benjamin Franklin statue at the National Postal Museum statue plaque

The inscription of the statue of Benjamin Franklin at the National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C. identifies him as a printer, a journlist, a diplomat, a statesman, a philosopher, and the father of the United States Postal Service. Prior to the American Revolution, Franklin served as Postmaster General for Colonial North America under the British. Photo credit: L. Tripoli

The inscription of the statue of Benjamin Franklin at the National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C. identifies him as a printer, a journlist, a diplomat, a statesman, a philosopher, and the father of the United States Postal Service. Prior to the American Revolution, Franklin served as Postmaster General for Colonial North America under the British. Photo credit: L. Tripoli

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