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    Benjamin Banneker


    Benjamin Bannekerwas a free African American almanac author, surveyor, naturalist and farmer. Born in Baltimore County, Maryland, to a free African American woman and a former slave, Banneker had little formal education and was largely self-taught. He is known for being part of a group led by Major Andrew Ellicott that surveyed the borders of the original District of Columbia, the federal capital district of the United States... (wikipedia)

    • Born in Baltimore, MD
    • Died On 10/9/1806

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