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A return visit: 'Benjamin Franklin' actor will perform tonight at Firehouse

Dyke Hendrickson/Newburyport Daily News  | Published on 10/28/2015

American icon Benjamin Franklin was in Newburyport yesterday, and for 309 years old, he was looking spry.

The historical figure was “visiting” the city as part of a promotion of the Greater Newburyport Village. He is scheduled to perform tonight at 7 at the Firehouse Center for the Arts.

Never one to withhold an opinion “after due consideration,” the onetime lawmaker and diplomat held court about his previous visits to this community. 

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