An original copy of Benjamin Banneker Almanac
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File size:48 MB (1.9 MB Compressed download)
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Dimensions:3350 x 5006 px | 28.4 x 42.4 cm | 11.2 x 16.7 inches | 300dpi
An original copy of Benjamin Banneker Almanac At age 58 Banneker began the study of astronomy and was soon predicting future solar and lunar eclipses He compiled the ephemeris or information table for annual almanacs that were published for the years 1792 through 1797 Benjamin Banneker s Almanac was a top seller from Pennsylvania to Virginia and even into Kentucky In 1791 Banneker was a technical assistant in the calculating and first ever surveying of the Federal District which is now Washington D C The almanac is among the artifacts kept at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum