Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Happy Birthday To.....

David Rittenhouse who, by all accounts, was a rather remarkable fellow Pennsylvanian.

He became an astronomer, mathematician, instrument maker and one of the leading American scientists of the eighteenth century, second only to Benjamin Franklin.

He was also the first director of the United States Mint.

Find out more here: David Rittenhouse

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