MONUMENT 155 - Ferry County, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 00.005 W 118° 29.637
11U E 390730 N 5428540
Quick Description: Easiest access to Monument 155 is from Grand Forks, BC.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 12/25/2012 12:45:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMFZX8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member stvanme
Views: 1

Long Description:
Monument 155 is just east of the intersection of Carson Rd. and Almond Gardens Rd. in Grand Forks, BC, on the south side of Carson Rd.

USGS:
DESIGNATION - MONUMENT 155
PID - TP1314
STATE/COUNTY- WA/FERRY
COUNTRY - US
NAD 83(1991) POSITION- 49 00 00.25898(N) 118 29 38.09355(W) ADJUSTED
MARKER: Z = SEE DESCRIPTION
SETTING: 7 = SET IN TOP OF CONCRETE MONUMENT
SP_SET: TOP OF SQUARE CONCRETE MONUMENT
STABILITY: C = MAY HOLD, BUT OF TYPE COMMONLY SUBJECT TO SURFACE MOTION

HISTORY - Date Condition Report By
HISTORY - 1905 MONUMENTED IBC
HISTORY - 1952 GOOD IBC

STATION DESCRIPTION

DESCRIBED BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1905 (JJM)
THE MONUMENT IS AN ALUMINUM - BRONZE SHAFT SET IN A 3 FOOT SQUARE
CONCRETE BASE AND PROJECTS 4-1/2 FEET ABOVE THE BASE. ---CANADA---
IS CAST ON THE NORTH FACE OF THE SHAFT,---UNITED STATES---ON THE
SOUTH FACE, AND---TREATY OF 1846, LINE ESTABLISHED 1857-1907---ON THE
EAST FACE. ON THE WEST FACE IS A PLATE BEARING THE NUMBER OF THE
MONUMENT.

NB - The Aluminum-Bronze shaft had been replaced with a concrete obelisk sometime after 1925. Number of the monument is now inscribed in the base.
Monumentation Type: Concrete post

Monument Category: National boundary marker

Accessible to general public: yes

Historical significance:
Original Monuments were placed in 1905 - concrete replacements on 1925.


County: Ferry

USGS Quad: Boundary Mountain

NGS PID: TP1314

Other Coordinates: N 49° 00.004 W 118° 29.635

Other Coordinates details:
Datum: NAD 83(1991)


Approximate date of monument: 1/1/1925

Monumentation Type (if other): Not listed

Monument Category (if other): Not listed

Explain Non-Public access: Not listed

Monument Website: 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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