Home » Surveyor visits area's early past Association News Surveyor visits area's early past October 13, 2008 Reprints No Comments Land surveyor and author John Orlandini forges a pathbreaking history of New England's indigenous peoples and how they coped with a land that most modern-day people take for granted. BY ROBERT L. BAKER, Wyoming County Press Examiner 10/08/2008 JOHN ORLANDINI In his more than four decades as a surveyor for the Pennsylvania Game Commission, John Orlandini made a living out of dissecting the land. He would read old deeds and try to mimic where a corner post was, or where an old hickory tree stood or think about what happened to a stone pile that was at one time important to a landholder. But while he was mostly doing work for a contemporary culture, the process got him to wondering about what life might have been like for earlier generations that also tried to subsist on the land. He put his imagination to the test and began a lifelong pursuit, into the realm of archaeology that has made him one of he foremost observers of pre-historic cultures in our region. To read the rest of this story, click to: www.newage-examiner.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20154341&BRD=2310&PAG=461&dept_id=480505&rfi=6 Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB. Related Articles City surveyor delves into Frederick's mapping past Mural celebrates early pioneers of the area Area Land Surveyors Volunteer After Tornado Eastham has worked as surveyor for more than 30 years Related Products "The Surveyor and Truck at Station Sauharita" Surveying Print, Limited Edition UNFRAMED "The Surveyor and Truck at Station Sauharita" Surveying Print, Limited Edition FRAMED "SIC EM" Surveyor Print - Limited Edition UNFRAMED "SIC EM" Surveyor Print - Limited Edition FRAMED Related Events TSPS Symposium Related Directories Surveyors Exchange Co. Ruckman Title Boundary Surveyors Michigan Surveyors Supply US Surveyor You must login or register in order to post a comment. Report Abusive Comment Thank you for helping us to improve our forums. Is this comment offensive? Please tell us why.