The Colonial Land System and the Building of America
Location: Distance Learning Course
|2022 - 2023 On-line Individual||$ 90.00|
|2022 - 2023 DVD Individual||$ 110.00|
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The story of men that brought order into the Colonial wilderness - the true story of land grants and military tracts that shaped the future of the country. Learn about the equipment and methods used to accomplish each survey. Find out about the founding fathers that also surveyed the land, how knowledge of the land was power in the hands of Colonial leaders, the prominent role the Colonial Surveyor played in society, and the training in mathematics and science that separated the surveyor from the farm culture of the time. Learn how their work and culture affects your work today.
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|Course Fee (Basic)||2022 - 2023 On-line Individual||$ 90.00|
|Course Fee (Alternate)||2022 - 2023 DVD Individual||$ 110.00|
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Milton E. Denny is a registered surveyor in seven states, received his certificate in Land Boundary Surveys from the University of Illinois and a veteran of surveying, mapping and GIS. His special interest has always been in project development and management of firms. He is a past president of the Alabama Society of Professional Land Surveyors, a Fellow in the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping and served for many years on the Board of Direction. Mr. Denny is the author of many manuals dealing with surveying, mapping and GIS. He is a nationally known speaker and lecturer on these subjects and writes a column called “The Business Side” for a trade magazine. He was instrumental in the starting of a new member organization in the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping called the “Geographic and Land Information Society and served as the first president. Mr. Denny recently finished publishing a book on the history of surveying measurement call “Surveying The Land: Survey Measurement Devices 1620 to 1920”. He also does a first person presentation of the Colonial Surveyor Andrew Ellicott. Since retirement he has formed the firm of Denny Enterprise, LLC to better serve the surveying and mapping community. He is currently working at off campus locations for Auburn University teaching basic and advanced surveying for the Alabama Department of Transportation. He is available for consulting on many different issues, including Buying and Selling a Company, Business Planning, Future of Surveying Technology, and Training at both the entry and advanced level for field and office personnel.