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Imagining Franklin’s house

Having just visited the only Ben Franklin house in the world still standing (in London), I decided to return to Philadelphia, the city where he lived most of his life,┬áto see how the Americans have reinterpreted Ben in a brand … Continue reading

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American history in London

Several blocks from Trafalgar Square, with Nelson’s Column, fountains, lion statues, and pigeons, in the heart of London sits a short street of well-preserved Georgian homes in the shadow of Charing Cross station. At number 7 Craven Street, a small … Continue reading

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