Center Station Monument Dedication Ceremony

There was a dedication ceremony at the Delaware & Hudson Canal Park on October 19, 2002 at 11 A.M.

Speakers were:
Paul C. Sevik, Jr.
Secretary, Delaware-Hudson Land Surveyors Association
Chairman, New York State Center of Population Monument Committee
(If you would like to read the keynote address, click here for the pdf file)

Kenneth J. Ringler, Jr.
Commissioner, New York State Office of General Services
(Mr. Ringler was representing Governor George E. Pataki)

Wayne Decker
Legilator of the Orange County 13th Legilative District

Kathleen Ludgate
Executive Assistant to Arthur Dukakis, U.S. Census Bureau Regional Director for Upstate New York

Robert Smith, L.S.
President,  New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors

Frank Hoens, L.S.
President, Delaware-Hudson Land Surveyors Association
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NEW YORK 2000 CENTER of POPULATION
Dedication Ceremony Page
Updated December 6, 2011
Frank Hoens, L.S. congratulates Paul C. Sevik, Jr. on a job well done
The completed monument
Paul Sevik gives the opening remarks
Paul Sevik gives the opening remarks
Paul Sevik gives the opening remarks
A small crowd weathers the rain
Kenneth J. Ringler, Jr.
Kenneth J. Ringler, Jr.
Kenneth J. Ringler, Jr.
Kathleen Ludgate, U.S. Census Bureau
DHLSA President Frank Hoens. L.S.
DHLSA President Frank Hoens. L.S.
Paul Sevik gives the opening remarks
from left Kenneth J. Ringler, Jr., Frank Hoens, L.S., Paul C. Sevik, Jr.
The completed monument and plaque
Photographs
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Press Coverage

10/21/02 Times Herald Record News Brief

10/25/02 The Gazette Report - "Center of state's population at D&H Canal Park"

10/27/02 Times Herald Record Report - "Surveyors get right to the point"
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