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Andrew Ellicott in miniature portrait, 1799
January 24, 1754|
Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
|Died||August 28, 1820
|Occupation||Surveyor and town planner|
|Known for||Surveying many territories west of the Appalachians, the boundaries of the District of Columbia, and completing Pierre (Peter) Charles L'Enfant's plan for Washington|
Andrew Ellicott (January 24, 1754 – August 28, 1820) was an American land surveyor who helped map many of the territories west of the Appalachians, surveyed the boundaries of the District of Columbia, continued and completed Pierre (Peter) Charles L'Enfant's work on the plan for Washington, D.C., and served as a teacher in survey methods for Meriwether Lewis.
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