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CL2479 Perry Magnetic 1935 -- Perry GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 32° 27.302 W 083° 44.158
17S E 242815 N 3594170
Quick Description: A genuine Magnetic Station disk in beautiful Evergreen Cemetery in Perry GA
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2017 8:15:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMWKQV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
Blasterz love the unique Magnetic Station disks, and we will always go out of our way to see them. The Perry Magnetic Station is located in Evergreen Cemetery, and is marked with a witness post so it's not a tough find.

From the NGS datasheet:

"CL2479 DESIGNATION - PERRY MAGNETIC 1935
CL2479 PID - CL2479
CL2479 STATE/COUNTY- GA/HOUSTON
CL2479 USGS QUAD - PERRY EAST (1985)
CL2479
CL2479 *CURRENT SURVEY CONTROL
CL2479 ___________________________________________________________________
CL2479* NAD 83(1994)- 32 27 18.10179(N) 083 44 09.49561(W) ADJUSTED
CL2479* NAVD 88 - 98. (meters) 322. (feet) VERTCON
CL2479 __________________________________________________________________
CL2479
CL2479_MARKER: DM = MAGNETIC STATION DISK
CL2479_SETTING: 7 = SET IN TOP OF CONCRETE MONUMENT
CL2479_STABILITY: C = MAY HOLD, BUT OF TYPE COMMONLY SUBJECT TO
CL2479+STABILITY: SURFACE MOTION
CL2479
CL2479 HISTORY - Date Condition Recov. By
CL2479 HISTORY - 1935 MONUMENTED CGS
CL2479 HISTORY - 1971 GOOD NGS
CL2479 HISTORY - 1974 GOOD NGS
CL2479
CL2479 STATION DESCRIPTION
CL2479
CL2479''DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (MAH)
CL2479''AT PERRY, AT EASTERN PART OF EVERGREEN CEMETERY, AT EAST EDGE OF
CL2479''DIM DRIVE, 75.4 FEET WEST-NORTHWEST OF WIRE FENCE ON EAST EDGE OF
CL2479''CEMETERY, 29.46 FEET SOUTHEAST OF EAST CORNER OF DORSETT MONUMENT
CL2479''BASE AND 4.69 FEET WEST OF NORTHWEST CORNER OF GRANITE SLAB ON
CL2479''CLARENCE O. BOON GRAVE. STATION IS STANDARD MAGNETIC STATION DISK,
CL2479''SET IN CONCRETE POST 6-INCHES SQUARE AND PROJECTS ABOUT 2 INCHES.
CL2479''FOLLOWING DISTANCES AND BEARINGS ARE FROM STATION--EMILY CAMPBELL
CL2479''MONUMENT, FINIAL, 80 YARDS, N 35 DEG 52 MIN W. GRANITE
CL2479''POST, 8 BY 13 BY 42 INCHES PROJECTS ABOUT 10 INCHES, 332.2 FEET,
CL2479''N 0 DEG 00 MIN 30 SEC W. BALL, SPIRE UNION BAPTIST CHURCH,
CL2479''0.1 MILE, N 5 DEG 47 MIN E.
CL2479
CL2479 STATION RECOVERY (1971)
CL2479
CL2479''RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1971
CL2479''STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION AS DESCRIBED.
CL2479
CL2479 STATION RECOVERY (1974)
CL2479
CL2479''RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1974 (LHW)
CL2479''THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE STATION WAS NOT
CL2479''OCCUPIED, NO OBJECTS VISIBLE. A HUB WAS SET AND A TRAVERSE TIE
CL2479''WAS MADE AND A GEODIMETER TIE WAS MADE FROM THE HUB TO
CL2479''TRIANGULATION STATION BLACKWELL 3.
CL2479''
CL2479''FOLLOWING IS A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION.
CL2479''
CL2479''THE STATION IS LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST SECTION OF THE EVERGREEN
CL2479''CEMETERY AT PERRY, GEORGIA.
CL2479''
CL2479''TO REACH FROM THE JUNCTION OF MAIN STREET AND BALL STREET AT THE
CL2479''SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE COURTHOUSE IN PERRY, GO WEST ON MAIN STREET
CL2479''FOR 0.2 MILE TO THE EVERGREEN CEMETERY ENTRANCE ON THE LEFT. TURN
CL2479''LEFT INTO CEMETERY THEN LEFT AGAIN AND GO EAST ABOUT 100 FEET TO
CL2479''END OF PAVEMENT. TURN RIGHT AND GO SOUTH ON TRACK ROAD THROUGH
CL2479''CEMETERY FOR 0.1 MILE TO THE MARK ON THE LEFT.
CL2479''
CL2479''THE STATION MARK, A MAGNETIC STATION DISK (NO STAMPING), IS SET
CL2479''IN THE TOP OF A 6-INCH SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT FLUSH WITH THE
CL2479''GROUND SURFACE. IT IS 78 FEET NORTH-NORTHEAST OF THE CORNER OF A
CL2479''BOARD FENCE, 29.4 FEET SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE BASE OF THE DORSETT
CL2479''MONUMENT, 29 FEET EAST OF THE ROAD CENTER AND 21 FEET NORTH OF A
CL2479''MAGNOLIA TREE.
CL2479''
CL2479''AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN
CL2479''AT PERRY."
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Magnetic Station

County: Houston County GA

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Perry

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: CL2479

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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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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