Even though he was never formally schooled beyond the 2nd Grade Benjamin Banneker defied the odds and became world renowned for his many amazing achievementsLearn More
Banneker also became a noted astronomer, mathematician, musician, he published yearly almanacs, was part of the survey team that established Washington DC, and was a forefather in the fight for racial equality publishing his correspondence with Thomas Jefferson on the matter (CLICK TO READ). Benjamin Banneker is truly one of America’s Forgotten Forefathers. His many great achievements deserve to be remembered and celebrated which was the inspiration behind the creation of Banneker Watches and Clocks. We hope you enjoy sharing the Banneker story with your friends as much as we do and will feel the same sense of pride, connection to history, and be inspired to achieve great things every time you wear a Banneker on your wrist.
“Presumption should never make us neglect that which appears easy to us, nor despair make us lose courage at the sight of difficulties.”
Founded in 2003 by Derrick Holmes, Banneker watches and clocks has a mission telling the story of Benjamin Banneker and using his many great achievements as a way to reinvigorate the creative spirit among all of us.
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