It’s no bed of roses, but Ben Franklin’s final resting place has been saved thanks to the donation from a New Jersey rocker.
Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorthea donated $5,000 toward the GoFundMe campaign for restoring Franklin’s grave in Philadelphia yesterday, which boosted theChrist Church Preservation Trust’s to its $10,000 goal.
Jovi is a Perth Amboy, New Jersey, native. He was a majority owner of the Philadelphia Soul from 2004 to 2008.
Franklin was one of the seven signers of the Declaration of Independence buried at Christ Church.He died in 1790.