The Mount Diablo Surveyors Historical Society


2015 Calendar of Events

Table of Contents

Next Members Meeting
Up Coming Events
2015 CSUF Conference
National Surveyors Week
2015 CLSA/NLS Conference
2015 San Ramon Art & Wind Festival
Ardenwood Harvest Festival
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Next Members Meeting

Meetings are generally held quartely on the first Wednesday of the month in the evening as a dinner meeting.

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Upcoming Events



2015 California State University, Fresno
54th Annual Geomatics Engineering Conference

February 20th & 21st, 2015

To be held in the in the heart of Old Town Clovis
at the Rex Phebus Veteran's Memorial Building
453 Hughes Ave, Clovis, CA

Visit us at the MDSHS information booth in the exhibitors hall.

For additional information about the conference, visit:

For more information about the Geomatics Engineering Program, visit The CSUF  GME  website


National Surveyors Week

March 15-21, 2015

"National Surveyors Week" is celebrated annually during the third week of March. This period was established by the 110th U.S. Congress, 2nd session on September 24, 2008 by the passage of Concurrent Resolution H. CON. RES. 223. In so doing, the Congress called upon the people of the United States to observe, celebrate, and "pay tribute to professional land surveyors for their contribution to society". They also invited the citizenry to"look back at the historic contributions of surveying and look ahead to the new technologies which are constantly modernizing this honored and learned profession."

To down load the full resolution, click here: H. CON. RES. 223

On February 26, 2013 National Society of Professional Land Surveyors (NSPS) Executive Director, Mr. Curtis W. Summner, LS sent request to President Obama for a National Surveyors Week Proclamation. Download the letter here.

On March 18, 2013 it was resolved by Senate Resolution No. 12 of the Senate of the State of California, That the Senate recognizes the week of March 17 through March 23, 2013, as National Surveyors Week



CLSA-NALS Conference 2015

March 21-25, 2015 – Silver Legacy Resort & Casino, Reno - NV

Conference co-sponsored by the California Land Surveyors Association’s (CLSA) and
The Nevada Association of Land Surveyors (NALS)

Visit us at the MDSHS information booth in the exhibitors hall.

 Don’t forget the Raffle drawing at 3:00 PM on March 24.

For information about the conference, visit:

 For more information please visit the CLSA website:

Or visit the NALS website:


2015 San Ramon Art & Wind Festival

Artwork: Copyright 2013 Liz Lyons Friedman

See antique surveying instruments and learn about the history of surveying in California!


San Ramon Central Park
San Ramon – CA

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For more information:

Visit the MDSHS booth in "Info Alley" Festival Map


2015 Ardenwood Harvest Festival




Ardenwood Historic Farm -- It's harvest time on the farm! Bring your family and join your friends for some down home country fun. Lend a hand in harvesting the indian corn and popcorn that was planted last April, and help fill the corncribs. You will even gt to take home some of our colorful corn for your holiday table. There are also walnuts to hull, dyer to press and old-time music and crafts. The blacksmith will be forging; the horse-drawn train will be running and the historic Patterson House for tours.

The MOUNT DIABLO SURVEYORS HISTORICAL SOCIETY will be hosting a booth and display of antique surveying equipment and maps next to the Patterson House (No. 9 on the map) between the tennis courts (No. 14) and the gazebo (No. 15).

For more information, check out the City of Fremont's Ardenwood Historic Farm (Patterson House) web page or visit the East Bay Regional Park District web site

Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont, CA
General info: 510-796-0663
Park office: 510-796-0199
Patterson House: 510-791-4196

Patterson House

Ardenwood Park Directory & Map

To see photographs of previous MDSHS displays at this event, click here.
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For other event information, please email Duncan Marshall

How to Contact Us For more information on membership or donations, please write to the Society's Secretary c/o: 5042 Amethyst Court, San Jose, Calif. 95136-2601 or Email to


MDSHS - Mount Diablo Surveyors Historicial Society
is a California non-profit public benefit corporation organized under
IRS 501(c) (3) (Federal #8916806802, CA 1835904).

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