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LIGHTHOUSE AZ MK - Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shorbird
N 42° 08.685 W 080° 03.654
17T E 577597 N 4666274
Quick Description: This is the azimuth mark for station LIGHTHOUSE, in the City of Erie, Erie County.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/6/2008 7:13:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM3YJ6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 44

Long Description:
1/1/1938 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1938 (APR) STATION IS ON LAKE FRONT AT N END OF LIGHTHOUSE ST. IN NE PART OF ERIE ON CITY PROPERTY, MARK IS 34.3 FEET N OF N SIDE OF OLD CONCRETE LIGHTHOUSE, 81 FEET ENE OF NE CORNER OF JOHNSON RESIDENCE WHICH ADJOINS LIGHTHOUSE PROPERTY, 50 FEET S OF EDGE OF BLUFF OVERLOOKING LAKE ERIE, 27 FEET W OF WIRE FENCE ENCLOSING TENNIS COURT, APPROXIMATELY 175 FEET W OF CENTER LINE OF LIGHTHOUSE ST., AND IS 4 INCHES BELOW SURFACE OF GROUND. SURFACE, UNDERGROUND, REFERENCE, AND AZIMUTH MARKS ARE STANDARD BRONZE DISKS SET IN CONCRETE AS DESCRIBED IN NOTES 1A, 7A, AND 11A. REFERENCE MARK NO. 1 IS SSE OF STATION, 15 FEET S OF CENTER LINE OF GRAVEL ROAD LEADING TO JOHNSON RESIDENCE AND OLD LIGHTHOUSE, AND PROJECTS 6 INCHES. REFERENCE MARK NO. 2 IS WNW OF STATION, ABOUT 43 FEET N OF N SIDE OF JOHNSON RESIDENCE, 6 FEET S OF EDGE OF BLUFF, AND PROJECTS 2 INCHES. AZIMUTH MARK IS ENE OF STATION, AT N END OF HESS AVE., 25 FEET E OF CENTER LINE OF AVENUE, AND PROJECTS 8 INCHES. TO REACH STATION FROM CITY POST OFFICE AT NORTH PARK ROW AND STATE ST., GO NE ON NORTH PARK ROW TO E. 6TH ST. AND PA. 5, THENCE TURN L AND FOLLOW 5 APPROXIMATELY 1.5 MILES TO LIGHTHOUSE ST., TURN L AND GO TO END OF STREET AT LAKE FRONT AND STATION AT OLD LIGHTHOUSE ON L. HEIGHT OF LIGHT ABOVE STATION MARK 30 METERS.
Azimuth Condition: Good

Your Directions:
From the station, go northwest on Lighthouse Street to end, then turn right and go northeast on Lighthouse Place for one block to Hess Avenue and the mark on the left.


Station Link: [Web Link]

Parking Coords: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
There will be no specific requirements for posting a log other than you must have visited and viewed the azimuth mark. Photos will be optional but preferrable as evidence.
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