The gravesite of Benjamin Franklin and his wife Deborah in Philadelphia’s Christ Church Burial Ground. Visitors leave pennies in honor of Franklin’s motto of “a penny saved is a penny earned,” but the combination of weather and the penny tosses have caused damage to the gravestone including the large crack.

The gravesite of Benjamin Franklin and his wife Deborah in Philadelphia's Christ Church Burial Ground. Visitors leave pennies in honor of Franklin's motto of "a penny saved is a penny earned," but the combination of weather and the penny tosses have caused damage to the gravestone including the large crack.

The gravesite of Benjamin Franklin and his wife Deborah in Philadelphia’s Christ Church Burial Ground. Visitors leave pennies in honor of Franklin’s motto of “a penny saved is a penny earned,” but the combination of weather and the penny tosses have caused damage to the gravestone including the large crack.

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