In November 1997, when the skeletal remains of at least 28 bodies were unearthed in the basement of an elegant townhouse, police feared it was the work of a serial killer. But when research indicated the bones actually dated to the mid-1700s, the implications became even more dramatic. This was no ordinary house: 36 Craven Street was the former residence of Benjamin Franklin.
This grand suspension bridge is an example of "beautility," a 1920's-era concept that advocated a blending of practicality and artistic inspiration. Architect Paul Philippe Cret's design included never-completed interior spaces that celebrate the history of transportation.
In Atlanta Hour 1, Ian Ehling looks at a 1787 Ben Franklin signed land grant. Watch the appraisal and find out how much it's worth.