MEET THE COLONIAL SURVEYOR

Did you know that George Washington’s first job was as a surveyor? Learn the art and science of surveying the land in the 18th century manner with a colonial surveyor. Attention Scout groups! Reserve in advance for special opportunities – contact FortMifflinInfo@gmail.com or call the office at 215-685-4167

This will be a HANDS ON event. Try your hand at sighting a line or measuring that line with a surveyors chain. Use reproduction surveyors equipment to take measurements and draft your very own detailed map of Fort Mifflin. Perfect for the the military engineer or general planning to defend (or lay siege to) the fort.

Published by Michael Carver

My goal is to bring history alive through interactive portrayal of ordinary American life in the late 18th Century (1750—1799) My persona are: Journeyman Brewer; Cordwainer (leather tradesman but not cobbler), Statesman and Orator; Chandler (candle and soap maker); Gentleman Scientist; and, Soldier in either the British Regular Army, the Centennial Army, or one of the various Militia. Let me help you experience history 1st hand!

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