Announcing Benjamin Franklin’s Family, Volume 1:English Ancestors

Benjamin Franklin’s Family is a decades-long project to document the family of noted Revolutionary War patriot Benjamin Franklin. The first book in this multi-part series, Volume 1: English Ancestors, can now be purchased at Amazon for $25.99. This volume documents the history of the Franklin ancestors in England. The surname Franklin is a common one … Read moreAnnouncing Benjamin Franklin’s Family, Volume 1:English Ancestors

5 In the News

The following stories captured my interest this week. African-American neighborhoods in Maryland, the history of zero, hobos in the Great Depression, the history of tea in Britain, and mirror balls. Amid Festival Fun, a Serious Pasion for African-American History in Baltimore CountyThe Baltimore Sun reported on the Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival, which had … Read more5 In the News