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This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 13 June

This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. In 1816 on this day, an announcement appeared in Baltimore newspapers, “Gas Light Without Oil, Tallow, Wick or Smoke.” It was a sensational headline for the time, but was followed by a description of the new gas lighting on display at the Peale Museum. An admission fee was […]

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This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 10 June

This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. On this day in 1752, Ben Franklin conducted an experiment which has grown into legend. Franklin hypothesized that lightning was a form of electricity. His method of proving this was originally church steeple but he then opted to go fly a kite.

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