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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsBase No. 1 -- Fort Gaines SHS, Dauphin Island AL

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The 1847 US Coast & Geodetic Survey stone monument in the center of Fort Gaines SHS on Dauphin Island for the Dauphin Island Base Line, part of the Eastern Oblique Arc surveyed in 1847.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: 12/31/2014

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsM (Maynard) - S (Sudbury) - Powdermill Road - Middlesex County - Boundary Marker

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This marker is along Powdermill Road near Cranberry Circle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsC (Concord) - S (Sudbury), MA Route 117, Middlesex County - Boundary Marker

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This marker marking the boundary between the two towns of Concord and Sudbury is along Mass. Route 117.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/4/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsA (Acton) - C (Concord) - M (Mayard) - S (Sudbury) - Middlesex County - Municipal Boundary Marker

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This marker fixes the corner for four towns: Acton, Concord, Maynard, and Sudbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsAppomattox Court House Survey Monument - Appomattox, VA

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A stone survey monument sits next to the Appomattox Court House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: 4/7/2015

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsVirginia Department of Highways Stone - Goochland, VA

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A VDH stone near the county courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsU.S. C & GS SM Meridian - Goochland, VA

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A small concrete monument on the grounds of the Goochland County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/24/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsTri-Point Boundary - Adams/Cumberland/Franklin County, PA

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A stone cairn with centered post marks the point where 3 Pennsylvania Counties meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsHalifax-East Bridgewater town border

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Stone pillar marking the Halifax- East Bridgewater town border on MA State Route 106.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member STEMARTHON

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsJefferson Davis Highway Marker 1926 - Leesville, South Carolina

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Jefferson Davis highway marker from 1926 located along US 1 in Leesville, SC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake

location: South Carolina

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsK.F. Crooker made by F.F. Flourny

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Survey marker by F.F. Flournoy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NOV8TR

location: California

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsCenter of the City cornerstone ~ Williamson, West Virginia.

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A survey marker on fifth Avenue close to the Harvey Street intersection designates the geographical center of the city of Williamson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsPiviot Point/Initial Point - Paoli IN - 1805

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The mother of all Indiana marks! Initial Point is still used in legal descriptions today,just as it was intended in 1805. From this point west, most of the United States is laid out with the surveying system first established at this point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dnrseekers

location: Indiana

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: 10/15/2013

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsBeginning Point of the U.S. Public Land Survey - East Liverpool, OH/Beaver Co., PA

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Monument placed at the Ohio/Pennsylvania border commemorating the spot 1112 feet South which served as the starting point of the 'western lands' eventually stretching to the West Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsN-D - Norwood-Dedham (Westwood) Municipal Boundary Marker - Massachusetts

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This marker is located along Everett Street is between the present towns of Norwood and Westwood, but the D on one side indicates that the marker was placed when Westwood was still part of Dedham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/3/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsNew York / Pennsylvania 1884 SW Boundary Marker Offset 100ft. N

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A dressed stone set on the N-S NY/PA state boundary line in 1884 serves as a 'witness mark' to a corner boundary stone set 100 feet to the south, where the border turns 90° to the East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/19/2014

last visited: 8/24/2014

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsThe Beginning of the Third Principal Meridian - Cairo, IL

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Along side US 51, just north of the Ohio River bridge and Fort Defiance, is this survey marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsHistorical Survey Marker - Cairo, IL

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Located at today's Fort Defiance State park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: 10/31/2014

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsRancho Rio de los Americanos Monument - Folsom, California

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Rancho Rio de los Americanos Monument is located in Folsom, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: California

date approved: 2/22/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and Monuments1908 AZ township corner stone marker 10, 11 SOUTH, 13, 14 EAST

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1908 AZ township corner stone marker Townships 10, 11 SOUTH, 13, 14 EAST

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ccprob

location: Arizona

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 8/17/2014

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsArlington-Cambridge 7 WM - Middlesex County, MA

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This witness mark and a line in the asphalt of the Minuteman Rail Trail nearby marks the city boundary between Cambridge and Arlington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/30/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsVirginia DOH Right-of-Way Marker, Wallops Area, VA

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A Virginia Department of Highways (Predecessor to Virginia Department of Transportation) Right-of-Way Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 12/18/2013

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and Monuments1892 Pyramid - Kona, HI

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This pyramid has been here for over a 100 years!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Hawaii

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 12/18/2013

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsJefferson Davis Highway Marker - Crawfordville, GA

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This monument is located on U.S. Highway 278 (Broad Street) by the Taliaferro County Corthouse in Crawfordville, Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: 12/4/2014

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsFramingham-Natick-3 [F-N3] - Middlesex County, MA

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This marker along Route 135 is for Framingham and Natick, but the 'S' indicates that Sherborn was at one time had territory this far north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/13/2013

last visited: never

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