BOUNDARY POST 28 OH-MI
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member GrizzFlyer
N 41° 42.606 W 084° 13.841
16T E 730396 N 4621296
Quick Description: 28th stone marker east from westernmost corner post of Ohio-Michigan state line.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 7/18/2010 6:43:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM99KY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member stvanme
Views: 3

Long Description:
On east side of Fulton County Road 19 at Ohio-Michigan state line. Post is light gray granite, originally 69 inches long 12 inches square with the top 18 inches dressed to 8 by 10 inches, lettered on north side "MICHIGAN", on south side "OHIO", on east side "STATE LINE", and on west side "POST 28". Base of post embedded in concrete, top originally projected 18 inches above ground. The top portion of this post has been broken off at some point, with an aluminum 3.5" metal disc stating "MICH POST 28 OHIO" affixed to the top of the remainder. To Post 29, true bearing is N 87 59'10' E, at a distance of 5553.7 feet.

Nearest community is Morenci, Michigan, Ohio, in Lenawee County. To reach from the intersection of SR156 and Main Street in downtown Morenci, proceed west on West Main St for .4 mile Gorham Road. Turn south on Gorham for .6 mile to a bend in the road at State Line Road. Continue south on Gorham to the state line and the mark on the left. Mark is 10 feet east of the road edge, at the edge of a cultivated field, is 12" below ground level, and is witnessed with 2 wood stakes.
Monumentation Type: Stone post

Monument Category: State boundary marker

Accessible to general public: yes

Historical significance:
This mark is part of the Ohio-Michigan state line survey conducted in 1915. Survey ran from the Ohio-Indiana line east to Lake Erie


County: Fulton County

USGS Quad: Morenci

NGS PID: no PID

Other Coordinates details:
Coordinates listed in the 1915 survey book as N41 42' 35.73" W84 13' 48.49", Datum unknown.


Approximate date of monument: 1/1/1915

Monumentation Type (if other): Not listed

Monument Category (if other): Not listed

Explain Non-Public access: Not listed

Monument Website: Not listed

Other Coordinates: Not Listed

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