Welcome to the  Connecticut Western Reserve <ul><li>Western Reserve, New Connecticut  </li></ul>
Connecticut Western Reserve <ul><li>Includes Fire Lands (Sufferer’s Lands) to the west and Connecticut Land Company </li><...
Welcome to Ohio Beta test site for the  U.S. Public Land Survey System  (PLSS)
Ohio Original Land Subdivisions <ul><li>Evolving PLSS standards </li></ul><ul><li>Some 5 by 5 townships </li></ul><ul><li>...
Five-mile Townships  in Western Reserve
Boustrophedonic Indexing
788 Ohio Quads - Something Extra for PLSS <ul><li>Example map collar information from central Ohio - </li></ul><ul><li>Are...
History Lessons Firelands and Benedict Arnold How Michigan got the Upper Peninsula Refugee Tract and Nova Scotia Greenvill...
Point of Beginning  for the U.S. Public Land Survey System <ul><li>Near East Liverpool, Ohio </li></ul>
Please enjoy your visit to the  Connecticut Western Reserve
Hidden Slide
Hidden Slide - 788 Quads for Ohio <ul><li>Because of the interesting nature and complexity of PLSS in Ohio, we included  <...
Hidden Slide - Ohio PLSS <ul><li>Ohio original land subdivisions </li></ul>
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Western Reserve & Ohio PLSS

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Western Reserve & Ohio PLSS

  1. 2. Welcome to the Connecticut Western Reserve <ul><li>Western Reserve, New Connecticut </li></ul>
  2. 3. Connecticut Western Reserve <ul><li>Includes Fire Lands (Sufferer’s Lands) to the west and Connecticut Land Company </li></ul><ul><li>Moses Cleaveland worked for the Connecticut Land Company </li></ul>
  3. 4. Welcome to Ohio Beta test site for the U.S. Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
  4. 5. Ohio Original Land Subdivisions <ul><li>Evolving PLSS standards </li></ul><ul><li>Some 5 by 5 townships </li></ul><ul><li>Some range numbers </li></ul><ul><li>change south to north </li></ul><ul><li>and township numbers </li></ul><ul><li>change east to west </li></ul><ul><li>Boustrophedonic </li></ul><ul><li>indexing after 1796 </li></ul>
  5. 6. Five-mile Townships in Western Reserve
  6. 7. Boustrophedonic Indexing
  7. 8. 788 Ohio Quads - Something Extra for PLSS <ul><li>Example map collar information from central Ohio - </li></ul><ul><li>Area west of the Scioto River lies within the Virginia Military District </li></ul><ul><li>Area north of Base Line lines within the United States Military District </li></ul><ul><li>Land lines based on the Base Line of the United States Military District </li></ul><ul><li>Area south of the Base Line lies within Congress Lands east of the Scioto River </li></ul><ul><li>Land lines within Ts. 4 and 5 N.-R. 22 W. based on the Scioto River Base </li></ul><ul><li>Land lines within Ts.11 and 12 N.-R 21 W. based on the Ohio River Base </li></ul>
  8. 9. History Lessons Firelands and Benedict Arnold How Michigan got the Upper Peninsula Refugee Tract and Nova Scotia Greenville Treaty Line
  9. 10. Point of Beginning for the U.S. Public Land Survey System <ul><li>Near East Liverpool, Ohio </li></ul>
  10. 11. Please enjoy your visit to the Connecticut Western Reserve
  11. 12. Hidden Slide
  12. 13. Hidden Slide - 788 Quads for Ohio <ul><li>Because of the interesting nature and complexity of PLSS in Ohio, we included </li></ul><ul><li>information in the lower left collar of the standard USGS 24K topo maps for Ohio. </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio PLSS reflects an interesting period in American history. For the quad for Sidney, </li></ul><ul><li>Ohio, the collar has: </li></ul><ul><li>Land lines north of the Greenville Treaty Line based on the First Principal Meridian </li></ul><ul><li>Land lines south of the Greenville Treaty Line based on the Great Miami River Base </li></ul><ul><li>Area east of the Miami River lies within the Between the Miamis </li></ul><ul><li>Area west of the Miami River lies within the Miami River Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>For Cleveland area maps the collar has: </li></ul><ul><li>Entire area lies within the Connecticut Western Reserve. </li></ul><ul><li>Land lines established by private subdivision of the Connecticut Western Reserve. </li></ul><ul><li>For East Liverpool quad: </li></ul><ul><li>Area north of the Geographers Line lies within Congress Lands north of the Old Seven Ranges. </li></ul><ul><li>Area south of the Geographers Line lies within the Old Seven Ranges. </li></ul><ul><li>Land lines based on the Ohio River Base. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Hidden Slide - Ohio PLSS <ul><li>Ohio original land subdivisions </li></ul>

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