American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

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104 South 5th Street,Philadelphia, PA 19106-3386

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The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, was founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of "promoting useful knowledge." In the 21st century the Society sustains this mission with various programs described further within.

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