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Details for Benchmark: AQ2036

N 29° 53.563 W 081° 18.874 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 16

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is SCALED and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)

Location:
In ST JOHNS county, FL View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ST AUGUSTINE PONCE HTL E CUP
Marker Type:
cupola
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found while visiting the area

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An easy find.

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One of the prettiest spots in St Augustine.

Saw this beautiful hotel while caching in the area.

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Discovered while walking around downtown on vacation

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Found while visiting the area.

Saw in town
Rnrgrl posted pics

Saw this while driving thru town.

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Found while visiting St Augustine

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photoPonce de Leon Hotel Flagler College

Found while walking around town.

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Found while walking around town.

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in the area geocaching and spotted this

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Found during our FL Vacation.

Greetings from Germany!

Wildding2

Found with team E88

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Doing the tourist thing with Mr. and Mrs. Magic. . Spotted this on our roun

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Found it 4/15/16 at 10:35a.

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E CUP is the one on the right

Found while touring the city

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Hotel Cupola

Saw both cupolas while downtown.

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photoFormer Ponce De Leon Hotel

Another 2-4-1, but both benchmarks this time.

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Found it while geocaching St. Augustine.

Found this Benchmark on our trip through St. Augustine.

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Found it while on a winter trip across the southeast.

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Found it

After a fun afternoon at the Alligator Farm, the magtfplanner crew decided to take a tour of downtown St. Augustine to discover a few of the old structures scattered about. Unfortunately, the pouring rain kept us locked in the geo-mobile so we forded the streets as we made our way around the area. East Cupola located on right.

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Found while in the area geocaching a while back. Very cool

Found it from a few blocks East of it.

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My search party partner found it. Looking West from St George St. E CUP means East cupola.

Don't know what a cupola is but it is a different type of benchmark to log. ??

Great building!

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Saw while in beautiful St Augustine while geocaching

Enjoyed our visit to St. Augustine!

Found in good condition while in the area.

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quick find.

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Spotted this while caching with SFF & Wall-E

Wow, this neat city is full of benchmarks. The architecture of this building is amazing!

What an amazing number of historical buildings are in St. Augustine!

Spotted while in town today.

Found as described.

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photoAQ2036 ST AUGUSTINE PONCE HTL E CUP, ST JOHN cy FL
St Augustine Florida's Ponce Hotel Cupolas - The East cupola is on the right and the West cupola is on the left - seen from the back parking lot.

Found

Will post pics soon.

Another beautiful building in St Augustine. I like it that so many of the spires are benchmarks! Found this one on our mini-vacation to St. Augustine.

Found both!

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Found as described.

a very nice collage

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Found as described. There is so much beautiful architecture here and a bonus that some are benchmarks.

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The East cupola is on the right and the West cupola is on the left .

One of many benchmarks in the area.

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:o)

We had a great time on our walking tour of St. Augustine, FL. The Mayan restaurant is highly recommended!!

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Found this one while riding the bike.

Grabbed this one while in town. Great shape.

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Found with the other beautiful sights of the local landscape.

Picked this one up while seeing the city via the trolley during our vacation. (Do,Pa,Ry,Ri,Ga)

Found while walking around town.

Found while visiting the town on a whirlwind three day tour.

Found while on tour from Alaska.

Found while caching in the area!

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photoFound it while in the area caching!

As described.

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Found this one while spending weekend in the area.

A beautiful day in a beautiful city--and an incredible piece of architecture!

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Found while on vacation in my Hometown of St. Augustine !

Found on a train tour.

Found as described.

Yep, still there...
Found on vacation, Sep 16 05

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larry71150 8/31/05 6:10PM
Up, Look up to find.

Found this one while geocaching in the area.

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saw during GWIII

Found while in town for GW3.

Found this one while on the St Augustine Cache Run as part of Geowoodstock3. Actually took picture of hotel/Flagler College and did not realize cupola was a benchmark until returning home.

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East cupola is on right side of picture.
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Another find while stationed on the USS John F. Kennedy.

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Found while on a school field trip where we "snuck in" some geocaching!

Decided to locate a few benchmarks during my stay at Flagler College. Awesome, three are right on campus! This made for an enjoyable break between classes!
Marini1

Most benchmarks aren't this nice to look at.

Found it! See pix.

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This mark is very simple to find, although one change should be made to the 1967 description - the name of the college is now Flagler College. The rest of the information still applies.

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photoFlagler College cupola
The East cupola is the one on the right in this picture.

This structure is part of Flagler College in St. Augustine. It should be an easy find for any tourist in the area!

[last edit: 2/10/2003 11:08:15 PM PST]

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This structure is part of Flagler College in St. Augustine. The east cupola is on the right in this photo.
photoPonce DeLeon Hotel Sign
Sign describing the history of Ponce DeLeon Hotel.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1933 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
01/01/1952 by CGS (GOOD)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1952 (PT) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE NAME IS ADEQUATE DESCRIPTION. THE STATION IS 137.0 FT. HIGH.
01/01/1958 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (ALW) THE STATION WAS RECOVERED IN MARCH, 1958. IT IS THE TOP OF THE E SPIRE OF THE PONCE DE LEON HOTEL, ON THE N SIDE OF KING STREET, BETWEEN SEVILLA AND CORDOVA STREETS, AT ST. AUGUSTINE.
01/01/1967 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1967 (JKW) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. IT IS NOW PONCE DE LEON COLLEGE. THE RECOVERY NOTE BY A.L.W. IN 1958 IS ADEQUATE EXCEPT THE DIFFERENCE IN THE NAME OF THE CUPOLA. AIRLINE DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN AT ST. AUGUSTINE.
01/01/1988 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1988 (JD) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1989 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1989 (SD) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
01/01/1990 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1990 (JD) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in May 1991.
  • The orthometric height was scaled from a topographic map.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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