Locations for the surveys varied for many years. Sites included:
Beginning in 1919, the summer survey rotated between Warrensburg and Poultney, VT. In later years, the students were housed at Green Mountain College
in Poultney. The summer survey was moved to a "camp in the Adirondacks" in 1938 and remained there until Poultney once again became the favored site in the
- Averill Park
- East Nassau
- Fort Edward
- Round Lake
- Saratoga Springs
- Crooked Lake
- West Hebron
- Ballston Spa
Students were accommodated in boarding houses and hotels in rural towns. In some cases the students descended on a town with little warning. When the
surveyors came to Round Lake, the Hotel Wentworth was unprepared to feed a hungry crowd and resorted to serving "mush and milk" for dinner.
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