Surveying the Frontier | The Army's Westward Expansion
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Surveying the Frontier | The Army's Westward Expansion

Each year we host a Fall Meeting providing a continuing education opportunity for our members in a different location of the state each year. This fall the meeting will be hosted by District 2 Lawton, OK

 Export to Your Calendar 9/14/2018
When: Friday, September 14, 2018
9:00 AM
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Hilton Garden Inn
135 NW 2nd Street
Lawton, Oklahoma  73501
United States
Contact: Burk Cornelius

Online registration is available until: 9/7/2018
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Surveying the Frontier | The Army's Westward Expansion

September 14, 2018

Presented by:
Correy Twilley | Collection Manager/Museum Specialist
Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum

0830 Registration 

0900-0950: History of the Corps of Topographical Engineers.

1000-1050: The Army and Science; The Army's use of geology, meteorology, astronomy, and biology in the 1850's

1100-1150: 19th Century Practical Exercise, using a sextant and artificial horizon for establishing local noon

Lunch (provided by OSLS)

1300-1350: Uniforms and Equipment of the Topographical Engineers

1400-1450: 19th Century Surveying Tools

1500-1550: Viewing of local maps established by the Corps of Topographical Engineers



  • $100.00 | Members
  • $150.00 | non-Members

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