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1 New York State Center of Population Monument Project

2 Designed and set by the Delaware-Hudson Land Surveyors Association in conjunction with the New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors

3 In December of 2001, the Board of Directors of the New York State Association of Land Surveyors (NYSAPLS) requested that we, the Delaware-Hudson Land Surveyors Association (DHLSA), an affiliate regional of NYSAPLS, undertake the task of setting a commemorative monument denoting the center of population for the State of New York, based upon the Census of In December of 2001, the Board of Directors of the New York State Association of Land Surveyors (NYSAPLS) requested that we, the Delaware-Hudson Land Surveyors Association (DHLSA), an affiliate regional of NYSAPLS, undertake the task of setting a commemorative monument denoting the center of population for the State of New York, based upon the Census of In January 2002, the DHLSA accepted this project and created a committee to run the project. The committee consisted of the following DHLSA members: In January 2002, the DHLSA accepted this project and created a committee to run the project. The committee consisted of the following DHLSA members: Paul Sevik, Jr. – Chair Paul Sevik, Jr. – Chair John Bezuyen, L.S. John Bezuyen, L.S. Joshua Bush, L.S. Joshua Bush, L.S. Anthony Celentano Anthony Celentano Margaret Hillriegel, L.S. Margaret Hillriegel, L.S. Michael Lacey, L.S. Michael Lacey, L.S. John Loch, L.S., P.E. John Loch, L.S., P.E. Norman Peachey, L.S. Norman Peachey, L.S. William Youngblood, Jr., L.S. William Youngblood, Jr., L.S.

4 The location of the actual center of population

5 The location of the set monument in relation to the actual center of population

6 The final design of the disk

7 The completed brass disk

8 The design for a bronze plaque telling about the monument

9 The completed bronze plaque

10 On Saturday, July 13, 2002, the monument was set by members of the committee.

11 The Crew The Crew from left to right: John “Buz” Bezuyen, L.S., Margaret “Peg” Hillriegel, L.S., Norm Peachey, L.S., Paul Sevik (Chairman), and Josh Bush, L.S.

12 Digging the hole for the monument

13 Digging the hole for the monument (2)

14 The hole for the monument is complete

15 Josh mixing the concrete for the monument

16 Buz mixing the concrete for the plaque base

17 Paul finally setting the Disk

18 Checking our work

19 View from the parking lot

20 To be continued


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