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Solving the Mysteries of Mason and Dixon

Surveyors Rendezvous celebrates 250th anniversary of famous survey with ceremonies in Philadelphia
By John Hetzler
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Jim Shomper talks like a star of “Law & Order.” With a booming voice and a knack for delivering one-liners, Shomper acts like a regular on the long-running television show.

 For the past several years, Shomper also has walked a beat as he helped search for the site of the Plumstead Huddle house, which Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon determined was the southernmost point in Philadelphia when they started their famous survey 250 years ago.  

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Charles Mason Receives Memorial Stone at Burial Site

Surveyors Rendezvous pays tribute to famous surveyor and 250th anniversary of Mason-Dixon Line.
By John Hetzler
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Ceremony highlights surveyor’s legacy and 250th anniversary of Mason-Dixon Line.

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Surveyors Commemorate the Mason-Dixon Line

Surveyors Rendezvous helps dedicate official Pennsylvania state historical marker at southernmost point of Philadelphia.
By John Hetzler
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Attendees at the Surveyors Rendezvous in Philadelphia continued to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Mason-Dixon survey.

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August in Review: Celebrating History and Looking Toward the Future

The top surveying headlines of the month.
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A look at the top headlines of the month.

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Surveyors Rendezvous Set to Celebrate Mason-Dixon Line

Group will dedicate memorial at Charles Mason’s burial site at annual event in Philadelphia
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History weighs on Chas Langelan.

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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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