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Grant's Tomb Dome - New York, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 40° 48.808 W 073° 57.783
18T E 587454 N 4518567
Quick Description: The dome of 18th President's final resting place is an official benchmark.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/2/2018 7:53:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMYN3F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
Taken from Wikipedia, "Grant's Tomb, formally known as General Grant National Memorial, is the final resting place of Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885), the 18th President of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826–1902). Completed in 1897, the tomb is located in Riverside Park in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City, across Riverside Drive from Riverside Church. It was placed under the management of the National Park Service in 1958."
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: MANHATTAN GRANTS TOMB DOME

Benchmark Agency: other (not included below)

Monumentation type: Cupola

County: New York

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): New York

Special category (optional): Not listed

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: KU4009

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): 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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