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The Minnesota Association of County Surveyors gather at Lee’s Monument, which marks the beginning of the boundary on the West bank of the Mississippi River between the Minnesota Territory and the State of Iowa SUBMITTED PHOTO
The Minnesota Association of County Surveyors gather at Lee’s Monument, which marks the beginning of the boundary on the West bank of the Mississippi River between the Minnesota Territory and the State of Iowa SUBMITTED PHOTO
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Saturday, August 02, 2014 11:06 AM
When members of the Minnesota Association of County Surveyors (MACS) gathered for their quarterly meeting on July 16, surveying history was on the agenda. That’s because this month’s venue was Houston County, where the work of surveying the state began.
Near the southeastern corner of the county, two monuments mark the earliest work in plotting out the land which we now know as Minnesota. The group visited both.
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