200th Anniversary: Surveying of Pittsfield

October 18, 2015 marked the 200th Anniversary of the Michigan survey of 1815 that established the Pittsfield Township Boundaries.
The day was celebrated with a presentation by C.E. Wall, Jack N. Owens, PS, and Gil Bonno, PS that included education about surveying, a brief history of the surveying of Pittsfield Township, and stories about the life of a surveyor 200 years ago. The celebration concluded with a live carving of a witness tree in Prairie Park to commemorate the 200th Anniversary.
1815 Michigan Survey Map