Information About The Tercentenary Mission & Members
The Tercentenary
The Exhibition
Consortium and Advisory Board
French Honorary Committee
Ben Franklin 300 Philadelphia
Friends of the Tercentenary
he Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary is a project of national and international scope. We are honored to include the following national and international partners in the celebration of the three-hundred-year anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth.

The Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary's friends include:, The World's Weather Authority®, provides a portfolio of products and services through the airwaves, via the Internet, in print, and behind the scenes that benefit hundreds of millions of people worldwide. services more than 250,000 paying customers in media, business, government and institutions, and millions more through its free website. also provides content onto more than 10,000 Internet sites including CNN Interactive, ABC's owned and operated stations, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.
Bruce Museum
With more than 12 changing exhibitions of art and science a year, there is always something new to see at the Bruce Museum. This gem of a museum in southwestern Connecticut also offers ongoing displays of world-class minerals, a marine touch tank and life-size woodland diorama. Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun. 1 – 5 p.m. Just off I-95, exit 3, in Greenwich, CT. For the latest events and exhibition information, call (203) 869-6786 or visit
California State University Channel Islands
Located just five miles from the ocean and near many regional attractions, California State University Channel Islands is a student-centered university that focuses on interdisciplinary programs with strong multicultural and global perspectives. The University's educational mission was created as a partnership with business and community, providing students with a sense of service and commitment to the growth of the region.
Historic City of Burlington, New Jersey
Visit the 329 year-old historic City of Burlington New Jersey USA, where the past is our present to you. You'll find history resides in New Jersey's oldest fire company, first pharmacy, oldest Library, Burlington County's oldest house (Revell House 1685) and more. See museums, browse antiques, behold Underground Railroad, hear folklore, savor dining, enjoy niche shopping, stroll the Riverfront. See 45 historic sites in New Jersey's first recorded European settlement. Enjoy fun, festive and largely free events year-round.
Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College is a coeducational, liberal arts institution named for Benjamin Franklin and former U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall. Its roots go back to Franklin College, founded in 1787 with a generous financial contribution from Benjamin Franklin. Approximately 1,860 students are enrolled in the college's 40 academic disciplines. The college's 125-acre campus is situated on the outskirts of Lancaster, Pa., a vital, historic city located in the heart of Central Pennsylvania.
Friends of Franklin, Inc.

Friends of Franklin, Inc. is a not-for-profit international society of individuals inspired by the character and accomplishments of Benjamin
Franklin. Our purpose is to promote the study of, and spread knowledge about, this remarkable American and his relevance today. Through our website (, quarterly Franklin Gazette newsletter, symposiums, events and tours we provide a forum for participation and contribution, allowing members to enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded Franklin admirers. We also support Yale University's publication of The Papers of Benjamin Franklin.

Modesto Art Museum (MAM)
Modesto Art Museum (MAM) inspires creativity through the arts. The museum hosts opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to experience the muses for themselves, to be inspired to create art, and to enjoy art created by others. We break down the usual barriers between artist, exhibitor, and viewer, and invite everyone into creative interaction and dialogue.