Central Park Bolt at Proposed Intersection W65th & 6th Ave
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member walkerm
N 40° 46.164 W 073° 58.396
18T E 586650 N 4513666
Quick Description: Early survey marker for the intersection that never came to be: West 65th St and Sixth Ave.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2014 4:28:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMM8JV
Views: 29

Long Description:
In the 1810's, surveyor John Randall laid out the city's future street grid. This unassuming bolt hammered into Central park bedrock marks the intersection that never came to be: West 65th St and Sixth Ave.
Type of survey mark: Iron bar

What indicators are near the mark to help people identify where it is located?:
150 feet NNE of the Dairy Visitor Center.


What property is this mark defining?:
New York City planned street grid.


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