Posted: 03/14/2009 03:04:01 AM EDT

Saturday, March 14

BENNINGTON - A local land surveyor was recently honored for being the oldest working surveyor in the state.

Maurice Stephens Winn, 88, of Bennington, was honored with a resolution passed by the Vermont Legislature honoring his work in Vermont. Born in Barnet, Winn has resided for most of his life in Bennington. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1942 with a degree in forestry.

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