Benjamin Franklin speaks to Kiwanis Club of Colonial Capital

Benjamin Franklin (portrayed by Michael P. Tomczak) recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Colonial Capital at one of their regular weekly meetings. Mr. Franklin recounted his youth as the third youngest son of a soap and candle maker, how his education was limited because of limited funds, and how he became a printer, and also how he invented many things including the lightning rod, the Franklin stove and many other things that are taken for granted in current times. Pictured above are Club member Jack Chandler, Franklin and Club President Larry Shoberg.

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