Surveyors Historical Society 2006 Rendezvous

Surveying the Wachovia Tract

A historical study of the early Moravian surveys in NC.

Old Salem, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

September 14-16, 2006, Winston-Salem, NC

Lectures by area experts, colonial surveying demonstrations, tours of historic sites and an antiques road show, swap meet & appraisals!

Registration Now Available! WWW.NCSURVEYORS.COM

Sponsored by The Surveyors’ Historical Society and The North Carolina Society of Surveyors, Inc.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (Subject to change)

Colonial Surveying Symposium
9:00 A.M. Registration
10:00 A.M. North Carolina/Virginia Line Surveys by Larry Sears
11:30 P.M. North Carolina / South Carolina Border Stories with Gary Thompson
12:30 P.M. Break with lunch served
1:00 P.M. Bodie Island Baseline by Robert M. Stalls of NCDOT
2:00 P.M. Backcountry Connections with Wachovia by Ken Robinson
3:00 P.M. Great Wagon Road by Kyle Stimson
4:00 P.M. Break
4:15 P.M. A History of Surveying in Western NC with Ken Mills
6:00 P.M. Reception at Old Salem Visitors Center
Wine and beer tasting, hors d’oeuvres, book signings, dinner on your own
7:30 P.M. Surveyors’ Historical Society Board of Directors’ Meeting. Members welcome.

7:45 A.M. Registration Pick-up
8:00 A.M. Moravian Surveys by Michael Hartley
11:00 A.M. Bus Tour of Bethania and transportation to Bethabra Historical Park
12:30 P.M. Catered lunch at Bethabra Park
1:00 P.M. Tours of Bethabra Park – (split into smaller groups)
Special guides at Germainhaus and colonial gardens
Colonial Surveyors Camp demonstrations by John Caramia & Willie Balderson
Antique Surveying Instrument Display with Milton Denny
5:00 P.M. Bus to hotel
7:00 P.M. Banquet with featured speaker, John Larson and Antique Equipment Auction with Milton Denny

8:00 A.M. Optional field trip to search for corners of the Wachovia Tract
9:00 A.M. Admission to Old Salem Museums and attractions
Antique road show, swap meet and appraisals at MESDA pavilion
Special display of original survey instruments and maps
Archeological site display
Colonial Surveyors Camp Demonstrations
Antique Equipment Display and Appraisals with Milton Denny
Lunch on your own

Thursday and Friday classes will be held at the Brookstown Inn. The Inn is a converted textile mill originally constructed in 1837. Mention “Surveyors Rendezvous ‘06” for discounted room rates at $89.00 per night.. Call 1-800-845-4262 for reservations. Rooms are also available at the Wingate Inn (near the Brookstown Inn w/ shuttle service available) for $79.00 per night. Call 336-714-2800 for reservations. Saturday sessions are at Old Salem and include admission pass for all Old Salem museums and buildings.