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Embroidered "History Nerd" with Ben Franklin cap - Maroon

Regular price $ 24.95 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 24.95 USD
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Our exclusive History Nerd design with Ben Franklin embroidered on the front of a pigment-dyed red 100% cotton twill cap.

The cap has an unstructured crown with top button and six sewn eyelets. Curved bill with six rows of stitching. Self-fabric closure with D-ring slider and tuck-in strap.

Available on caps with other colors and embroidered Ben Franklin designs, too.

"History Nerd" with Ben Franklin is also available on a super soft t-shirt (heather red, charcoal grey, cream, and light blue) and in a hoodie (red and grey). And you'll find a "History Nerd" shirt with Susan B. Anthony and another, in both long-sleeved and short-sleeved, with Teddy Roosevelt from his Rough Rider days. See all the clothing designs and colors, and our collection of stickers, magnets, and patches.


Announcement: Pausing shipping for Independence Day week

We are pausing shipping for the week of Independence Day. Place orders by July 1 at noon Eastern an in-stock items that don't require personalization will ship July 1 or July 2. We will resume shipping July 11.


We try to ship orders within three business days of receiving them. This applies to in-stock items. Framed items or items requiring personalization may take up to two weeks longer.

We close for a week over Independence Day and Christmas. A notice will appear at the top of every page of the site in advance of this closure.

We ship most orders via USPS, so if the post office is closed, we won't be shipping orders that day.

If you need to receive your order by a certain date, such as to give as a gift or have for a trip, we recommend ordering at least two weeks in advance, especially if you are use USPS shipping. 

If you're looking for reliable, on-time deliveries, we strongly suggest upgrading to "UPS 3 Business Day Select Shipping."

Additional notes:

  • When fulfillment takes longer, such as around the Christmas holidays, we'll put up an announcement in the site and will list recommended shipping deadlines below.
  • If an item is out of stock, we will contact you.
  • If one of your items is an advance order, that will be noted on the product page along with an estimate of when it will ship. If that estimated date changes, the product page will be updated.

    Charges for shipping to destinations in the United States and to APO, DPO, and FPO addresses

    • Free shipping
      • On stickers, magnets, decals, patches, static clings, and individual button pins.

    • US Postal Service shipping - The least expensive, though also less reliable than UPS. We strong recommend selecting UPS (details below), especially during November and December.

      • $4.95 for shirts, caps, unframed prints and posters, bracelets, lapel pins, pendants, button packs.

        Regardless of the number of items you order, the shipping price is still fixed at $4.95. Our flat rate shipping means you can add another t-shirt, cap, or book for no additional shipping charge.

      • $7.95 for hooded and crewneck sweatshirts, mugs, and blankets.

    We strongly recommend using UPS, especially in November and December.
      • UPS 3 Business Day Select
      Cut off time: Order must be received by 3 pm Eastern and it will ship the next business day.
        UPS's normal (non-holiday) delivery guarantee is by the end of the third business day.  See the UPS site for details.
          • $12.95 for shirts, caps, unframed prints and posters, bracelets, lapel pins, pendants, button packs.

          • $15.95 for hooded and crewneck sweatshirts, mugs, and blankets.

          • If the actual shipping cost is much, much higher than what we’re charging, we reserve the right to contact customers to discuss options.

        • UPS Overnight (Next Business Day Delivery)
        Before placing your order, call 469-233-7712.

        Charges for shipping to destinations outside the United States

        Limited to US Postal Service International Service only.

        • Canada and Mexico

          • $18.00 for shirts, caps, unframed prints and posters, bracelets, lapel pins, pendants, button packs.
          • $24.00 for hooded and crewneck sweatshirts, mugs, and blankets.

        • Rest of the World

          • Rates starts at $65.00.

        Additional charges for all destinations

        Some large, heavy items may have an additional shipping charge.  If that's the case, it will be noted on the product page.

          All designs are copyrighted by The History List

          All designs are copyrighted by The History List and the History Nerd text and design on t-shirts is a registered trademark. If you see a knock off, please let me know.


          Your purchases support our mission to engage people with local history and to support historic sites and history organizations across the country.

          Customer Reviews

          Based on 24 reviews
          Benjamin K.
          Got another great product this time a hat!

          Boston Tea Party

          Kathleen N.

          Sent as a gift to my nephew who loves history as much as I do. He loved the surprise and said it looks great and fits perfectly.

          Craig P.
          1773 cap

          Great purchase cap better than the pictures and I truly appreciate the prompt shipping.

          Ira T.
          Great cap

          The quality and the design are excellent.

          Scott F.
          Theodore Roosevelt Leather Patch Cap

          Great quality, great fit. You keep coming out with Roosevelt items knowing you have at least one customer. Thanks and keep them coming.

          Centurion W.
          Great cap!

          Matches my Rough Rider shirt perfectly! Great low rise 'Dad' cap!

          Jenifer L.
          Great gift idea

          As always, The History List, has come through on great ideas for gift ideas for my husband for Christmas. He loves history and loves the shirts and items from this company. He has gotten so many compliments over the years! ❤️

          Centurion W.
          Nice shirt!

          Good image, good cotton.

            ["Cap","Hat","Hats","History buff","History lover","History student","History teacher","NBIS","Revolutionary War"]