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Ben’s House: Designing History at Franklin Court
November 24, 2009, Volume 56, No. 13

Ben's House

Franklin Court is an imaginative reconstruction of Ben Franklin’s life-long home consisting of a “ghost” structure representing the original house, a garden, an above ground archaeological display and underground museum spaces. Franklin Court challenges the prevailing norms for the interpretation of historic sites that no longer exist, like Benjamin Franklin’s Orianna Street.  This exhibition, on display at the Kroiz Gallery through January 22, explores the making of Franklin Court through a selection of original sketches, models and period photographs. 


Almanac - November 24, 2009, Volume 56, No. 13