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Image for INDE 40 - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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U.S. BenchmarksINDE 40 - Philadelphia, PA

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The benchmark is alongside a sidewalk, a foot or so away from an historical marker

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/22/2018

last visited: never

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U.S. BenchmarksCorps of Discovery II - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Corps of Discovery II – Philadelphia, PA, is a twelve-inch Lewis and Clark commemorative disk located at the United States Mint in Philadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/27/2005

last visited: 12/27/2016

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SS1.6 km

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U.S. Benchmarks854 5530 Tidal 25 - Philadelphia, PA

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This benchmark can be found along Arch ST., at the northeast corner of the intersection of third street, set on top of the east end of the step at the main (south) entrance to what was once the Girard Trust Bank Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/18/2008

last visited: 8/29/2014

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WW2.9 km

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U.S. BenchmarksPhiladelphia Water Works Benchmark

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A benchmark located in a public area of the Philadelphia Water Works.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/4/2005

last visited: 8/30/2015

Image for The Spire @ Emmanuel Evangelic Lutheran Church - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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U.S. BenchmarksThe Spire @ Emmanuel Evangelic Lutheran Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This spire, which acts like a benchmark was first observed and documented by the Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1933. The spire is gorgeous and features a clock on the East side

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/8/2009

last visited: 3/15/2012

Image for Camden Courthouse Top Center - Camden, NJview gallery

SESE3.5 km

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U.S. BenchmarksCamden Courthouse Top Center - Camden, NJ

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The tallest building in Camden is not only a clock tower, but also a benchmark, too. The benchmark is the center of the top of the tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/3/2010

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for 5 Miles to Torresdale - Frankford (Philadelphia), PAview gallery

NENE7.7 km

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and Monuments5 Miles to Torresdale - Frankford (Philadelphia), PA

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A relocated, 19th century mile marker can be found in front of and to the right of this local historical society building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for 7 Miles to Philadelphia - Frankford (Philadelphia), PAview gallery

NENE7.7 km

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and Monuments7 Miles to Philadelphia - Frankford (Philadelphia), PA

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A relocated, 19th century mile marker can be found in front of and to the left of this local historical society building telling the mileage to Philadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for The Spire @ All Saints Roman Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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U.S. BenchmarksThe Spire @ All Saints Roman Catholic Church - Philadelphia, PA

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The church was founded in 1860, and according to the cornerstone, the building was erected in 1895. It's a huge church with a school (1922) and a turn of the century cemetery. Typical of neighboring churches, it is made of heavy, brown stone block.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/25/2009

last visited: never

Image for Collings-Knight Homestead Milestone #1 - Collingswood, NJview gallery

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsCollings-Knight Homestead Milestone #1 - Collingswood, NJ

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There are a couple of old milestone markers from the 1880s in back of this NRHP site in Collingswood, removed from their original location wherever they maybe, and stored here for safe keeping.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: never

Image for Collings-Knight Homestead Milestone #2 - Collingswood, NJview gallery

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsCollings-Knight Homestead Milestone #2 - Collingswood, NJ

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There are a couple of old milestone markers from the 1880s in back of this NRHP site in Collingswood, removed from their original location wherever they maybe, and stored here for safe keeping.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: never

Image for Borough Hall Mile Marker (Rear) - Merchantville, NJview gallery

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsBorough Hall Mile Marker (Rear) - Merchantville, NJ

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This mile marker is to the very rear of the borough hall, on the outer most edge of the property at the intersection of E. Park Avenue and S. Centre Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: never

Image for Borough Hall Mile Marker - Merchantville, NJview gallery

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsBorough Hall Mile Marker - Merchantville, NJ

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This stone, mile marker post is still in its original position while the rest of downtown has been altered or enlarged. Curious to see, it is on the sidewalk, in front of the local borough hall, at 1 W. Maple Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/6/2010

last visited: 8/17/2017

Image for Collingswood Municipal Standpipe (JU3030) - Collingswood, NJview gallery

SESE8.9 km

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U.S. BenchmarksCollingswood Municipal Standpipe (JU3030) - Collingswood, NJ

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This is a light blue cylindrical steel standpipe. It is about 20 feet in diameter and 115 feet high. It is the smaller standpipe, not the larger one, which is the benchmark. it was first documented in 1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: never

Image for The Sixth Mile of the Frankford-Bristol Turnpike - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NENE9.7 km

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsThe Sixth Mile of the Frankford-Bristol Turnpike - Philadelphia, PA

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There is an unbelievable, surreal site in the Wissinoming Park, an historic and original mile marker, fenced in with strong steel bars to protect it from urban dwellers and insure its survival.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/26/2010

last visited: 10/31/2014

Image for Saint Leo Church Spire - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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U.S. BenchmarksSaint Leo Church Spire - Philadelphia, PA

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This Station is the stone cross at the top of the spire of the St. Leo's catholic church. The church is located at the NW corner of Keystone & Unruh Street facing Keystone Street in N.E. Philadelphia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/25/2010

last visited: 9/1/2013

Image for National Park Municipal Standpipe - National Park, NJview gallery

SS11.6 km

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U.S. BenchmarksNational Park Municipal Standpipe - National Park, NJ

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Standpipe type benchmark in National Park, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: never

Image for Haddon Lake Park Stream Gauge - Haddon Heights, NJview gallery

SESE11.7 km

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River GaugesHaddon Lake Park Stream Gauge - Haddon Heights, NJ

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There is a long gauge on the east side of this Works Progress Administration bridge. The gauge is considerably newer than this 1937 bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/24/2012

last visited: never

Image for Camden/Moorestown Mile Marker - Maple Shade Twp., NJview gallery

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsCamden/Moorestown Mile Marker - Maple Shade Twp., NJ

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This mid 19th century marker has somehow beaten the odds and withstood all the progress which occurred over the last 150 years. It is in terrific shape and can easily be seen, and mostly ignored, on the side of Main Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/6/2010

last visited: never

Image for Historic Kings Highway Mile Marker - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

SESE12.6 km

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsHistoric Kings Highway Mile Marker - Haddonfield, NJ

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There used to be many of these in Camden County, especially in Haddonfield. This would be the last one remaining as the other ones have simply disappeared. This gives distance to Camden and to Gloucester.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/7/2010

last visited: 10/26/2012

Image for Department of Conservation & Development Survey Mark - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

SESE12.7 km

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U.S. BenchmarksDepartment of Conservation & Development Survey Mark - Haddonfield, NJ

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This is the only benchmark of its kind or of any kind in the Haddonfield Historic District. It is in front of the Jennings House, a contributing structure located @ 236 Kings Highway East.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/18/2010

last visited: never

Image for Standpipe JU3043 - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

SESE13.2 km

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U.S. BenchmarksStandpipe JU3043 - Haddonfield, NJ

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Eyesore water tank doubles as a benchmark in a side yard located in Suburban Haddonfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/31/2010

last visited: never

Image for U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey Benchmark - R197view gallery

NENE13.2 km

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U.S. BenchmarksU.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey Benchmark - R197

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A benchmark in good condition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/20/2008

last visited: 5/24/2013

Image for KV3708 - The Spire @ Emmanuel Resurrection Episcopal Church - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NENE13.7 km

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U.S. BenchmarksKV3708 - The Spire @ Emmanuel Resurrection Episcopal Church - Philadelphia, PA

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This beautiful, octagonal steeple doubles as a local benchmark. Four tenths of a mile away is an identical steeple which serves an identical purpose @ St. Dominic Church, also on Frankford Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: 5/21/2013

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SESE13.7 km

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U.S. BenchmarksChallenge Grove - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This benchmark was buried under 7 inches of topsoil as a result of construction which occurred on the intersection. The disk is now dug out and marked by an orange flag. This is the newest benchmark I have ever seen: 1999.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/10/2008

last visited: never

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