Land surveying, Ellis Brightman, and stone walls presented by Sean Leach

Date: February 9, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm  to  3:30 pm

2 PM Saturday February 9, 2019 (Snow date 2 PM Saturday February 16)

Westport Public Library, 408 Old County Road, Westport MA

This program will highlight the importance of colonial land surveying and the historical significance of original stone walls, using the Ellis Brightman Farm, 533 Division Road, as a case study. Professional land surveyor Sean Leach will explore how land surveyors utilize the survey of original parcels of land and how they construct the deeds and ownership. This program will also explore the evolution of stone walls and highlight their important role as endangered historical land marks. Suggested donation $5.