It’s January 17, and Benjamin Franklin was born on this date in 1706. He is one of the most famous early Americans and did a lot of different things during his life. You might know him as a statesman, a printer, the first Postmaster General of the United States, a scientist, and in fact he was all of those things and more. Philadelphia is home to many historical sites, including the Benjamin Franklin Museum. You can visit there if you’re ever in the City of Brotherly Love to make your online middle school courses, middle school correspondence courses, online high school courses, and high school correspondence courses come to life. You’ll be glad you did!