Scenic Benchmark - Hydes Mill, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 43° 04.362 W 089° 58.610
16T E 257642 N 4773189
Quick Description: This Wisconsin DOT Benchmark sits in the perfect location for a scenic photo.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 7/17/2010 1:16:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM9999
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 5

Long Description:
From Ridgeway, at the intersection of County Rd HYH and US Hwy 151, go 1.7 miles east on Hwy 151 to Pikes Peak Rd, then 4.7 miles north on Pikes Peak Rd to Mill Dam Rd, then 0.7 miles west on Mill Dam road to Mill Creek bridge. Mark is mounted in top of SW bridge abutment.

Hydes Mill is privately owned and closed to the public. There is a nice display of mill stones along the edge of the roadway. The dam was built in 1850.

Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WI)

Monumentation type: Disk (unspecified type)

County: Iowa

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name (optional): Blue Mound

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): Not listed

NGS PID: 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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