Benjamin Banneker - Boys
BENJAMIN BANNEKER – Benjamin Banneker was born November 9, 1731, in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a farmer, astronomer, scientist, mathematician, and surveyor. He manufactured the first clock ever in America from wood after borrowing a pocket watch. It was amazingly precise and worked for over 30 years before burning in a fire. He even started a business making and fixing clocks. There is so much more to learn about this great man.
No patents in America before 1790