Benjamin Banneker Park

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Benjamin Banneker Park information

Washington, DC , USA
cnr 10th & G Sts SW
Getting there
Metro: L’Enfant Plaza
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This park honors Benjamin Banneker, a free black, self-taught astronomer, mathematician and one of the original surveyors of the 10-sq-mile plot that would define the District. A grassy little circle near the waterfront, the park is swiped by a tangle of highways, about a half-mile from the Metro.