The Search For Rowe Spring (2021) – One guy pouring over old books, maps, and newspapers to try and find the modern location of a Massachusetts Ground Spring last mentioned in a 120-year-old book [00:50:26]

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I get maybe 2 hours a night without kids kicking me in the back of the head. I’m not using it to watch this. Does he find the fuckin place or not?

earic23

Inb4 Nestlé rolls in to mine that water.

RalphtheCheese

That was actually super cool. Strongly suggest for anyone who likes historic adventures!

topherc1

What did he pour over the books?

MENTIONS_MY_AXE

This is what we do professionally as Land Surveyors. Springs, stone piles, stumps, x-cuts in rocks, were all used as property corners dating back to the 1600’s in the northeast. I’ve spent months searching for markers to solve property line issues.

fattiretom