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Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin

Plaque: Benjamin Franklin

Inscription

{Below two crossed laurel branches:}
LCC
Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790 lived here.

Franklin lived here for two extended stays between 1757 and 1775. This is the only Franklin residence that survives. Due to the street having been renumbered this plaque was initially erroneously erected on number 7.

Site: Benjamin Franklin (1 memorial)

WC2, Craven Street, 36

This house is open to the public as a Franklin museum. Common-place has a nice write-up about the street. And Londonist have a post about human bones being found in the basement of this house - 10 bodies.

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Benjamin Franklin

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London County Council

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