July 1

Beech Fork State Park | 5601 Long Branch Rd | Barboursville

7 pm

Revolutionary, founding father, printer, scientist, inventor, journalist, traveler, diplomat, thinker, civic leader, natural philosopher, humorist, librarian, organizer, militia member, international celebrity, and quintessential American. Benjamin Franklin was one of the most extraordinary men in history and the most famous American of his time. He was the only founding father to sign the Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Paris, and the United States Constitution. Portrayed by Leon Alexander of Charleston WV, at Beech Fork State Park Headquarters building, 7:00 p.m. Program lasts about one hour. Family-friendly. Open to the public at no cost.
The Benjamin Franklin presentation is a History Alive! program made possible by the West Virginia Humanities Council and West Virginia State Park system. Watch for kite flying as an activity this weekend at Beech Fork State Park.
Contact: 304-528-5794

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