Charles 1935
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 42° 30.242 W 090° 14.385
15T E 726792 N 4709433
Quick Description: The Triangulation Station at the highest point in Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/29/2010 8:39:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM9522
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 8

Long Description:
Located on top of Charles Mound, the highest point in Illinois at an elevation of 1235 ft.
WARNING: This is located on private property. The property owners allow visitors only on the first full weekend of June, July, August, and September. (If the first day of the month falls on a Sunday, you must wait until the next weekend- 7th or 8th of that month.
Designated parking is at N42 29.353 W090 14.280. it is a 1.2-mile walk from parking to the benchmark. Follow the field lane and then gravel farm lane past the house to the top of the hill.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: CHARLES

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: TRIANGULATION STATION Disk

County: Jo Daviess

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Shullsburg

Special category (optional): Mountain summit marks

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

NGS PID: NJ0855

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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