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Details for Benchmark: CS2912

N 32° 44.041 W 097° 06.455 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In TARRANT county, TX View Original Datasheet
Designation:
ARLINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH SPIRE
Marker Type:
church spire
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Stopped in town for a couple caches while traveling through to Geowoodstock. Easy spots to see while driving by.

found while visitng the area

Stopped in town for a couple caches while traveling through to Geowoodstock. Easy spots to see while driving by.

I was in the area to attend an event and looked for a few benchmarks. This one was obvious.

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photoBeautiful Spire

found

Stopped by after an Event in Arlington. I enjoy visiting historic buildings.

Sitting on the grounds of the Levitt Pavilion listening to a great jazz concert and spotted the spire. Lot of history here.

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photoSpire

Enjoying Tax Day by grabbing geocaches and a benchmark to help me with the 2015 To Do Challenge. Beautiful day to be out. TFTC!I'm

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photoArlington Baptist Church spire

We found this while out geocaching. Obviously in good shape as seen from the picture.

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photoArlington Baptist Church Spire CS2912

Out doing some geocaching and spied this spire

Found while out doing Tombstone!

Found after dropping some donations at Mission Arlington. A great place that serves those in need! Please bring your donations there!

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photoCS2912

On the way to CITO

Stopped off to see this after logging the nearby virtual. Thanks so much!

Saw it while hunting for the nearby geocaches.

Saw this from a distance while geocaching w TeamSnooth and Phil & Verla from OZ.

Found while caching near-by.

Found this one before the concert in nearby Levitt Pavillion.

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photoARLINGTON BAPTIST CHURCH SPIRE (CS2912)
Benchmark, church spire type, Arlington, Texas

Found before work today..

Found while getting GC94E9.

I drive by this at least once a week. I guess if an elevated tank can be a benchmark, why not a church spire?

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Hooray! My first experience with Geocaching, I am no longer a muggle. Now on to my next adventure

Went home the "long" way from Fuzzy's Tacos just so I could log this one

Spotted while geocaching in the area

I pass this ALL the time, I used to live in the dorms just down the road : )

Have driven by this many times.

Found on a caching and benchmark day.

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photoTower

Been by there many times.

This benchmark is the spire of the church i go to. I see it every week. Would not have known.

Okay, again. this one was too easy. I need a bit more challenge here. Where are the ones in caves?

[This entry was edited by morninglori on Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 3:56:11 PM.]

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photoFrom the Street
Easy to spot
photoPretty little church

Real easy one to find.

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photoChurch

easy find especially at night

I drive by this church all the time. Who knew it also had a benchmark.

This is our church, who knew it was a benchmark also.

Me and Nayreese (my mom) went back and she didn't give any hinds except it's a spear it took a while but luckly I found it YAY!

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I work around the corner who would of thought! cool! just Nay Nutt was home!

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The church has an Historical Marker as well:
WMKPN at waymarking.com

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photoFirst Baptist Church of Arlington, Tarrant Co.
Looking North...

It's still there.

My second benchmark. Easy to spot, even from a distance. Did not even have to leave my car.

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photoCS2912 Church and Spire
photoCS2912 Spire with ball on top

Found this a couple days ago while caching in the area. I love these easy ones.

Visiting Mission Arlington, so the pix is from that location.

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photoBM CS2912 First Baptist Arlington, TX spire

Easy find on a really nice day.

Had a ball finding this one.

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photoCS2912

This is pretty easy to find, either with the GPS or the data sheet description. But as a rule of thumb it is best to use both.

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photoCS2912 -1
This is the spire.
photoCS2912 -2
The reference point is the ball on top of the spire.

3rd Mark of the day.
My Picture Stinks, lost the better of the 2 from the parking lot behind the church

[last edit: 5/10/2003 1:11:24 PM PST]

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photothe bad pic

Never would have dreamed this was a benchmark! First benchmark find ever.

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photoThis is a benchmark?!?

4:10pm. Picture included.

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photoCS2912

I didn't know this was a benchmark until I looked at this section. I'm here every month with a Boy Scout meeting. Will post photo soon.

First benchmark to log. Almost too late for a pic.

Joe Bob

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photoArlington Baptist Church
Benchmark #1 for me.

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1947 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1947 (FRG) THE STATION IS LOCATED IN THE SOUTH-CENTRAL PART OF ARLINGTON ABOUT 1/4 MILE SOUTHEAST OF THE POST OFFICE AND 100 FEET WEST OF CENTER STREET. IT IS A BELL TOWER SURMOUNTED BY A SPIRE THE TOP OF WHICH IS ABOUT 100 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. THE CHURCH OF WHICH IT IS A PART IS BUILT IN A U SHAPE AND THE SPIRE PROJECTS FROM THE INNER SOUTH CORNER OF THE U. THE CHURCH AND TOWER ARE BUILT OF LIGHT TAN COLORED BRICK AND THE SPIRE IS METAL COVERED, DARK IN COLOR AND HAS A BALL ON TOP. THE POINT INTERSECTED WAS THE BALL ON TOP OF THE SPIRE. TO REACH FROM THE POST OFFICE IN ARLINGTON GO 1 BLOCK EAST ON MAIN STREET, TURN RIGHT ON CENTER STREET AND GO 2-1/2 BLOCKS TO THE CHURCH AND THE STATION ON THE RIGHT.
01/01/1979 by LOCSUR (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY LOCAL SURVEYOR (INDIVIDUAL OR FIRM) 1979 (JN) INTERSECTION RECOVERED AND IN GOOD ORDER - CAN NOT BE USED FROM ARL EXCEPT DURING MONTHS WITH NO LEAVES ON TREES FROM 4 FEET ABOVE STATION ARL. DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM NEAREST TOWN--ARLINGTON, TEXAS.
05/06/1991 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1991 (RHB) RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.
09/21/1996 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1996 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in February 1996.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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