Patriotic/July 4th WeddingsJune 30, 2009
In honor of the upcoming holiday weekend!!
Ralph Archbold, who is a Benjamin Franklin impersonator, married Linda Wilde, who portrays Betsy Ross at different events. Mayor Michael Nutter officiated the ceremony. Ben and Betsy exchanged rings engraved with a kite and key and the stars and stripes The crowd reportedly gasped as Wilde, dressed in a 18th Century-era wedding dress, walked down the aisle of Independence Mall escorted by family members dressed in period garb. Not to be outdone, Archbold’s best man was a guy who plays Thomas Jefferson.
Their wedding cake, adorable!