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C.L. BERGER, INSTRUMENTMAKER of BOSTON

Did you know the first six instruments made by C.L. Berger did not have serial numbers (4 transits, a dumpy level and a wye level) and Berg…

Started by DAVID C. GARCELONLatest Reply

A PERSPECTIVE ON COLONIAL AMERICAN SURVEYING

I would like to share some of my perspective on early American Surveying History, and at the same time get a discussion going. I have been…

Started by DAVID C. GARCELONLatest Reply

Surveyor and Conveyancer

I have an old tin sign in my collection that states "Surveyor and Conveyancer".  I have assumed all along that the term "Conveyancer" meant…

Started by Ronald B BlauchLatest Reply

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C.L. BERGER, INSTRUMENTMAKER of BOSTON

Did you know the first six instruments made by C.L. Berger did not have serial numbers (4 transits, a dumpy level and a wye level) and Berg…

Started by DAVID C. GARCELON

1 Aug 22, 2015
Reply by Jaybird

Surveyor and Conveyancer

I have an old tin sign in my collection that states "Surveyor and Conveyancer".  I have assumed all along that the term "Conveyancer" meant…

Started by Ronald B Blauch

4 Jun 19, 2014
Reply by Ronald B Blauch

A PERSPECTIVE ON COLONIAL AMERICAN SURVEYING

I would like to share some of my perspective on early American Surveying History, and at the same time get a discussion going. I have been…

Started by DAVID C. GARCELON

2 Jul 14, 2013
Reply by Jaybird

FENCES - A LITTLE HISTORY

I have compiled a few interesting facts about Fences from my research library...I hope they will interest others as much as they interest m…

Started by DAVID C. GARCELON

11 Jul 13, 2013
Reply by Ronald B Blauch

WORLD TRADE CENTER CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING

I thought the history of the World Trade Center Twin Towers layout might be an interesting piece of history. This history was written by my…

Started by DAVID C. GARCELON

3 Apr 27, 2013
Reply by DAVID C. GARCELON

Ah, the Perils of a Land Surveyor!

Started by DAVID C. GARCELON

0 Mar 5, 2013

BRIEF HISTORY OF POSITION FIXING

Started by DAVID C. GARCELON

0 Mar 5, 2013

Northwest Ordinance

Northwest Ordinance [The Northwest Ordinance was a turning point in the history of the United States of America and The Northwest Ordinance…

Started by Scott D. Warner, PLS

0 Jul 13, 2011

Land Ordinance of 1785

How has the land ordinance of 1785 shaped the formation of new States? Thomas Jefferson was acutely aware of the potential colonization Wes…

Started by Scott D. Warner, PLS

0 May 11, 2011

United States Public Land Survey

Thomas M. Cooley, Regarding the United States Public Land Survey:   No statute can confer upon a county surveyor (nor any other surveyor)…

Started by Scott D. Warner, PLS

0 May 11, 2011

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