Understanding Survey Measurement Terms

Have you ever tried to read an old survey or map without success? Terms like 'rod' or 'township' were once commonplace, and indeed are still in use in specific applications, but most people have no idea what they mean. How can you visualize a property without having a basic understanding of these distances and measurements?

Did you know that George Washington was a Land Surveyor?

Did you know that George Washington was a land surveyor? Young George Washington learned the art of surveying from his brother Lawrence and from established regional surveyors. By 1746, barely into his teens, he began running lines for farms near his home. His first known survey, of the Ferry Farm, is dated 1747, and amazingly,

Georgia Wireless Association Golf Classic 2009

Once again Point To Point Land Surveyors was a part of the GWA annual Golf classic at the beautiful Reunion Golf and Country Club. This year as a silver sponsor Point To Point Land Surveyors was please to be associated with all those involved from the telecommunications industry as we all helped with charity donations

The Pacific Railroad Survey

The Pacific Railroad surveys were some of the most important railway surveys ever undertaken in North America. Conducted from 1853 to 1855, the purpose of these surveys was to explore possible routes for the building of a transcontinental railroad, spanning the country from coast to coast. The discovery of gold and resulting rise in California's

Point To Point Land Surveyors of Maryland New Office

Point To Point Land Surveyors is excited to announce the opening of their Maryland office. Headed up by Dave Miller, a Maryland Professional Land Surveyor with over 25 years of land surveying experience, our Maryland Land Survey office will continue the excellent service and quality surveys that have come to be expected from Point To

Land Surveyor Positions Available in Mount Airy Maryland Office

The Point To Point Land Surveyors Office located in Mount Airy, Maryland is currently seeking experienced Crew Chiefs & Instrument Persons.   We offer competitive salaries, opportunities for advancement, and excellent benefits including education tuition reimbursement.  Contact us today.   THESE POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED. Thank you for your interest in Point to Point Land

Land Surveying in Ancient Times: Egypt, Greece and Rome

Although today land surveying often makes use of GPS, computer models, and other recent technical developments, the profession of surveying actually dates back centuries. Evidence of surveying techniques can be found throughout much of recorded history. In fact, land surveying principles date back nearly as far as the idea of land ownership. As soon as

Georgia Utility Contractors Golf Tournament Sponsors

Point to Point Land Surveyors, Inc., INC. helped sponsor a wonderful day of golf at the GUCA 2009 Larry S. McReynolds Golf Tournament. The tournament was held at the Orchard Hills Golf Club in Newnan, Georgia. With a great turn out the GUCA was able to donate a significant contribution to scholarships for construction students.

The Purpose of a Mortgage Survey When Buying Property

So what exactly is the purpose of a mortgage survey when buying property?   Before purchasing a home, or indeed any piece of real estate, it is important to investigate the condition of the property. This does not simply mean walking around the property to take a look at it. In fact, most of the

Alabama Wireless Golf Event 2009

The golf event with the Alabama Wirless Association was very successful. Our foursome of Mike Williams, Clay McCann, Brian Pace and Taylor McCann shot a respectable 5 under and had a lot of fun doing it. It is always good to meet with clients outside the work place. Our coozies were a big hit as