Explore the brand new virtual tour for Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist. Specially curated tracks are available for youth and adult audiences to learn about the vast scientific networks of Franklin and his collaborators.
Applications to the Phillips Fund for Native American Research are due March 1. The fund provides grants for research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans, in the continental U.S. and Canada.
Philosophical Hall, adjacent to Independence Hall, has been the home of the American Philosophical Society since 1789. In its Museum, visitors will see exhibitions drawn from the Society’s renowned collections that trace American history and science from the Founding Fathers to the digital age.
The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States. Founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1743, it continues its mission of "promoting useful knowledge" through research, fellowships, and public outreach.