Survey Line G

Survey Line g: “Partial Mile Between Sections 14 & 15”

Original Land Survey, Twp 7N, Rge 9E, 14-15 N

At the end of this brief partial section running from the southeast corner of modern Bascom Hall to a point on the Lakeshore Path west of the Hasler Limnology Lab, Deputy Surveyor Orson Lyon described this stretch of land (the latter portion of which is now within the Muir Woods section of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve) as follows: “Land hilly & 2d rate. Timber Black & White & Burr Oak. Undergrowth same. Sunday, Dec. 7th 1834” [sic.]

Learn how to read and interpret this data with the help of our page Original land survey notes for the Lakeshore Nature Preserve vicinity, December 1834.