NG0646 - First Congregational Church Spire - Kenosha, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 42° 34.863 W 087° 49.220
16T E 432683 N 4714618
Quick Description: The First Congregational Church Spire was erected in 1874. It is located at 5934 Eight Avenue in Kenosha, WI.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 1/9/2009 11:04:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM5HH3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Black Dog Trackers
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Long Description:
From the Benchmark database (visit link) :
"DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (CAS) THIS STATION IS THE SPIRE ON THE 1ST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN THE CITY OF KENOSHA, WISCONSIN. IT IS LOCATED ABOUT 65 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF 8TH AVENUE AND ABOUT 50 FEET NORTH OF THE CENTERLINE OF 60TH STREET. THE CHURCH WAS ERECTED IN 1894, AND THE SPIRE IS VERY PROMINENT. THE SPIRE IS ON THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF A YELLOW BRICK CHURCH. THE BASE OF THE SPIRE IS A SQUARE YELLOW BRICK TOWER ABOUT 60 FEET HIGH WITH A LEDGE AROUND THE TOP. ON THIS SETS AN OCTAGONAL YELLOW BRICK TOWER ABOUT 20 FEET HIGH WITH BLACK LOUVERED GOTHIC WINDOWS ON EACH SIDE. THE BLACK OCTAGONAL SPIRE IS ABOUT 50 FEET HIGH AND HAS A CONICAL KNOB AT ITS APEX. THE TOTAL HEIGHT IS ABOUT 130 FEET."
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey and State Survey

Monumentation type: Church Spire

County: Kenosha

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Kenosha Quad Wisconsin

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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NGS PID: NG0646

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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