Benjamin Banneker poster

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Benjamin Banneker created the first clock to be made in America.  Banneker was also a farmer, mathematician, astronomer, author and land surveyor.   Jefferson recommended Banneker to be a part of a surveying team to lay out Washington, D.C. Appointed to the three-man team by president George Washington, Banneker wound up saving the project when the lead architect quit in a fury – taking all the plans with him. Using his meticulous memory, Banneker was able to recreate the plans.

Size: 12X18