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Before There Was GPS, There Was…

Rich Hattesohl with Hattesohl Surveying LLC out of Trenton, was surveying Friday, Aug. 28, for a residence located on the other side of Casey’s General Store by using a survey marker located on the Daviess County Courthouse lawn. In 1948, a 200 foot tower was set up on the spot and surveyors triangulated from other known positions.

Mr. Hattesohl explained further: “Before GPS the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) used precise

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