Monday, September 26, 2011

Benjamin Franklin: In Search Of A New World

Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin., #203, 8912-156 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5R 5Z2

September XXVIth, MMXI

Hon. David G. Hancock, QC, MLA, Minister of Education, Progressive
Conservative, Edmonton-Whitemud

Dear David:

A great history lesson is being held as a teaching tool in President Ford's "Teaching News." At the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan from September IInd, MMXI-January VIIIth, MMXII a display on the life of Benjamin Franklin is prooffered. Ben was a great inventor & one of the architects of the United States Constitution. He never made it to the Presidency but he contributed greatly to the history of America & its beginnings. Students who can afford to travel there with their family's &/or those who can educational grants IV expenses should travel to Michigan & see about this great American.

Philadelphia, Atlanta, L.A.,


Source: Education Specialist: Barbara McGregor, Barbara.McGregor@Nara.Gov & Www.FordLibraryMuseum.Gov/Museum/Exhibits.

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