Hershey Entertainment & Resort Co. - BM No. 1 - Hershey, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 40° 17.376 W 076° 39.684
18T E 358781 N 4461224
Quick Description: Aluminum survey mark placed in the middle of the sidewalk in a walkway leading from the parking area toward Chocolate World & Hersheypark.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2008 2:07:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM4666
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 17

Long Description:
There are 2 'main sidewalks' which lead roughly E then SE from the parking areas toward the entrance to Hersheypark. The sidewalks follow each side of an enclosed road which is accesible only by tramcars. This disk is loacted on the sidewalk on the S/SW side of the tramway - at the point where the sidewalk turns from W-E to NW/SE and is about 375 feet NNW of Chocolate World. Disk is located at the northernmost (or NE 'corner') of the parking area dedicated to Chocolate World.

To reach from the main park entrance - park or proceed to parking area S of the tramway, then proceed E to the point where the sidewalk abrupty turns to the SE toward Chocolate World & Hersheypark entrances.

To reach from Chocolate World parking lot - proceed to N edge of lot & follow sidewalk E to the angle & the disk slightly E of the center of a concrete segment.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: - blank -

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): Hershey Entertainment & Resort Company

Monumentation type: Survey Mark

County: Dauphin

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Hershey - PA

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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