​​​​​​​​​​​​Museum Of Measurement And Time


 SPECIAL INTEREST  


Career Opportunity Engineering and/or Surveying

Presidents Who Were Land Surveyors

Republic of Texas Boundary Survey of 1841

History of Marion County, Texas

History of Jefferson, Texas



CLOCKS  OR  HOROLOGY


TimeLine of Time Measurement History

Major American Clock Makers

Rotation of the Earth

Latitude, Longitude & Time

Time Zones Around the World

The American Meridian

The Story of Longitude

The Gregorian Calendar

The Calendar Clock

The Industrial Revolution (Kitchen Clock)

The Clock and Compass Face 

The Story of Standard Time






ALMANIC  SECTION

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 Almanac  Subject  Of  The  Day

HISTORY  OF  MARION  COUNTY

LIST OF ALMANAC SUBJECTS

MEASUREMENT


​History of Land Ownership

History of Measurement & Measurement Devices

Land Surveying Units

Magnetic Compass

Magnetic North

True North

History of the Odometer

The Gunter Chain



CALCULATIONS


Napier's Rods & Bone

Logarithems

The Slide Rule

Tidbits of Math

Snippets of Math




The Museum's effort to preserve the history of American Clocks and items which measure includes a compilation of short articles which address items featured in the museum. 


To continue this endeavor, the museum provides handouts of this information for museum visitors. The list included below is an example of some of the subjects which have been addressed. The articles are provided to assist in the explaination of items included in the museum. They are not intended to provide a detailed study of the subject. Visitors may obtain a copy of most of this information during their visit to the museum. This information is not copyrighted; however, some subjects and information contained in the articles may be protected by separate copyright. It is recommended that use of the information be for personal use. Copies of this information are not be distributed without specific authorization from the Museum of Measurement and Time.


A list of almanac subjects is provided below. Copies are available when you visit the museum. Please make your request for specific information upon arrival.  For persons unable to visit the museum, written requests will be addressed on an individual basis. 


This information is featured below and will be changed periodically. Visit us often for the updates!