MONUMENT 553 (PG2202) - Derby Line, VT/Stanstead, QC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 45° 00.343 W 072° 05.881
18T E 728698 N 4987682
Quick Description: International Boundary Marker situated in beside the Haskell Free Library which straddles the Canada/United States border.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 6/5/2017 7:24:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMVWZ9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 3

Long Description:
The monument is located along the sidewalk on the E side of Rue Church, and N of Caswell Ave. This benchmark is often photographed by tourists visiting this unique library and unusual boundary location.

Recovery information from the (US) National Geodetic Survey datasheet is as follows:

1/1/1907 by IBC (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1907 STATION MARK--A CAST-IRON POST ABOUT 38 INCHES HIGH SET IN A CONCRETE BASE 3X3X3 FEET DEEP. NOTE--THIS DESCRIPTION HAS NOT BEEN FIELD CHECKED.

1/1/1966 by IBC (POOR)
RECOVERY NOTE BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1966 (HGD) REPAIR WORK WAS CARRIED OUT ON MONUMENT IN 1966.

1/1/1980 by IBC (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION 1980 (DD) MONUMENT WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: MONUMENT 553

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Benchmark Agency (if other): International Boundary Commission

Monumentation type: Boundary Marker

County: Orleans County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): West Charleston

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: PG2202

Local database's URL (optional): [Web Link]

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
  1. A closeup photo of the mark taken by you is required.
  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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