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Ben Franklin statue - San Francisco, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 48.050 W 122° 24.604
10S E 551934 N 4183880
Quick Description: A statue of Franklin in San Francisco.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/3/2008 5:05:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM5379
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 22

Long Description:
The statue is located on a pedastal in Washington Square Park. on the base of the pedestal it reads, "Mementos for the historical society in 1979" In the base of the base is a time capsul.

Franklin was one of the "Founding Fathers" of the United States, and one of America's earliest politicians. as the leader of the Enlightenment, he influenced European scientists.

Franklin was one of history's greatest inventors. Some of his greatest creations include the lightning rod and bifocals.
Location Type: Portrait/Statue

Established Date: 01/01/1979

Property Type: Public

Fee required: no

Location Notes:
In Washington Square Park. Open dusk to dawn.

Reference Web Site: Not listed

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