Benjamin Banneker

Benjamin Banneker (HM32N)

Location: Catonsville, MD 21228 Baltimore County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 16.168', W 76° 46.499'

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(1731-1806)

The self-educated Negro mathematician and astronomer was born, lived his entire life and died near here. He assisted in surveying the District of Columbia, 1791, and published the first Maryland Almanac, 1792. Thomas Jefferson recognized his achievements.
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HM NumberHM32N
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 9:00pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 346880 N 4348181
Decimal Degrees39.26946667, -76.77498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 16.168', W 76° 46.499'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 16' 10.08" N, 76° 46' 29.94" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 202, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 318 Oella Ave, Catonsville MD 21228, US
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