|Plaque near the entrance to Christ Church Burial Ground.|
|Benjamin Franklin's grave viewed through the iron rails of Christ Church|
Burial Ground. Visitors leave pennies on the grave. (photos: TheHopefulTraveler)
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the founding fathers of the United States. He was an author, printer, politician, inventor and scientist among his many endeavors.
Visit christchurchphila.org for more information. The Burial Ground is open March-December. Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 12pm-4pm. Admission: $2 adults; $1 students. Guided tours available for an additional fee of $3 for adults and $1 for students. Tours given from 11am-3:30pm.
After a day of sightseeing, I choose not to venture into the burial ground and instead headed back to my hotel for some rest before heading out for dinner and to attend a theatre performance. Besides I wanted to walk back to my hotel and wanted to do it at a leisurely pace.
|Christ Church Burial Grounds|