Queen's Staircase Marker - Nassau, Bahamas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine
N 25° 04.381 W 077° 20.263
18R E 264199 N 2775072
Quick Description: Benchmark is located up the Queen's Staircase on Greenwich St beside a brick wall.
Location: Bahamas
Date Posted: 12/31/2019 9:04:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM11WWX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 13

Long Description:
The monument is located up the Queen's Staircase on Greenwich St beside a brick wall. It is a cylindrical concrete monument with a hemispherical top. On the south face, there is a broad arrow chiseled between the letters B and O, Board of Ordnance.

The Queen's Staircase, commonly referred to as the 66 steps, is a major landmark that is located in the Fort Fincastle Historic Complex in Nassau. It was hewn out of solid limestone rock by slaves between 1793 and 1794 and it is said that it provided a direct route from Fort Fincastle to Nassau City.
Designation: QUEENSTAIRCASE

Benchmark Agency: The Bahamas

Nearest Address:
Near the corner of Greenwich street and Prison LaneNassau


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Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

Trailhead: Not Listed

Website: Not listed

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