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Details for Benchmark: HV4048

N 38° 53.344 W 077° 03.018 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 26

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

Location:
In DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA county, DC View Original Datasheet
Designation:
LINCOLN ECC 1935
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:
Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

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Found while in DC

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Found during our DC trip

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Impressive dedication. Found while visiting the memorial.

Spotted whilst caching in the area.

Visited while caching in D.C.

Visiting the Lincoln.

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Today I visited DC and found this benchmark

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Found while caching in the mall.

Found while touring the National Mall.

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Found this BM while geocaching around the mall in DC.
Jimmy Z

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Visiting in the area.

Ein Muss in Washington...

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Heute bei einer großen Tour auch diesen Benchmark entdeckt !!

Unterwegs auf einer großen USA Tour mit Stage_Worm.

Discovered while visiting DC with Matilda's

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Found while at the monument!

found while visiting Washington

tnks Zamorra

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On a very hot day - Even thiu it was 38 degrees Celcius, we walkwd over 10000 steps today !!

We found this benchmark during a round trip through this part of the US. We were lured to many great places and discovered some extraordinary places that would have been hidden from us without geocaching. Many thanks to all the owners and greetings from Southern Lower Saxony in Germany.

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Found while visiting the National Mall!

Nous avons visité ce Benchmark lors de notre voyage en Floride, du 14 janvier 2017 au 15 février 2017, en compagnie de nos amis Casper&Aero.
Cyrano-Bella de Baie-Comeau, Québec, Canada.

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Aperçu lors de notre périple de Géocaching avec nos amis Cyrano-Bella... Casper&Aero de Baie-Comeau, Québec, Canada

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Awesome memorial on a day of caches and BMs

A great day of sightseeing, geocaching and benchmarking. Really hot day today.

What a great memorial.

in the rain while out caching..

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Visiting from Colorado with the wife.

Found it in good shape while visiting Washington DC with TaGeez

Found it while visiting the Lincoln Memorial. SW corner

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Got while touring the area.

Love this one Visited while in DC on DAR Research
Love to visit him

The mark is at the SW corner of the monument per the description. In the picture I uploaded, the airplane is closest to the benchmark. Very sweet monument. CC76...

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found doing the nearby virtuals

Can´t miss this one as a tourist. ;) Thanks for showing. :)

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We were here today on our way around the mall.

[blue]Did this while in DC, fun seeing this historical marker

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Discovered while geocaching

Got this one while doing the Virtual

Found while walking and geocaching the National Mall!

Found while walking the National Mall.

The area was super busy today, everyone was setting up for Rolling Thunder.

Found while running around the Mall with thousands of muggles!

Another amazing place to visit.

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Found while visiting the memorials.

Spotted while caching in the area

Observed while caching and exploring Washington DC in two days.

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Spotted while touring the area.

Discovered while in DC

It's still there.

Observed as described.

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This was the last stop on our evening walking tour of the National Mall. The Memorial was crowded with tourists even at 10 pm!

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photoLINCOLN ECC 1935 HV4048 Washington DC

# 8

Saw while visiting DC. A wonderful view.

Greetings from Germany

Dolf_Mohr

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photoGood old Abe
photoHis view

We've seen the Lincoln Memorial a number of times. It never gets old!

It was good to visit with my wife and it as good to visit with a few score middle school kids.

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Found it while visiting Washington D.C.!

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Great place with a wonderful view!

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Wondered past, but did not enter today as part of our DC walking tour.

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This was a very impressive memorial. Especially at night time.

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Saw while visiting DC

Spotted while out geocaching. There as shown in recent pictures posted here.

found it

Catching up on a list of BM's that I didn't log. In D.C. with djbtex doing some caching from TX to MA. Photo attached to her log. Located BM 8/10/2009.

This entry was edited by mjbuzz on Sunday, 16 March 2014 at 18:52:20 UTC.

Second visit to DC

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Foundit at my US -Holiday !
TFTC
Greeting from Emden , Germany

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Saw this one while walking all over town for virtuals today.

Interesting benchmark! Found while on a field trip to DC.

Found this one while touring the monuments.

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Found while doing virtuals

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Logging some benchmarks after a long time on my list. Sorry for the late logging.

Impossible de passer par Washington sans aller y faire une petite visite.

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Found while caching in the area.

Have been here multiple times

Found while picking up DC virtuals.

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So touching .........

Found on our way home from vacationing in Washington DC and caching the NE states. TFTC

Picking up a few benchmarks on this beautiful springlike day. My family and I were in town for a day trip and enjoyed a great walk around DC. Recovered as described.

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Found while we were in the area!

I love this wonderful city.

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Found while in town on business.

Love this Memorial

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Got while in the district doing some caching.

While traveling by bus through the eastern United States and Canada sought and found the benchmark.

TFTC Lutz (Blase) from Germany

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After the storm passed this afternoon, we made the trek over here from the Smithsonian. The humidity rose during our walk and we were literally melting by the time we got here which is why our son was NOT happy in the photo LOL Have been wanting to come here for years and finally was able to visit today.

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photoDaddy and the AF4 kids with Lincoln :)

Another find in D.C.

Found this one while out caching and waymarking in DC.
Cheers
CZ

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found during my 1-day visit of W.

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Found this one while in D.C. on an Honor Flight bringing our veterans to see their memorials.

Visited while exploring the monument today.

Eine interessante Variante von Geocaching, die ich so bisher noch nicht kannte. Und wenn man schon mal über den großen Teich gereist ist, muss man dies natürlich auch mal testen! Der Benchmark befindet sich wie angegeben in gutem Zustand am bekannten Ort!! Vielen Dank fürs Zeigen!!

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Located this BM without difficulty. Entire building, not just SW corner appears to be in very good condition.

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A great place in Washington!
Greetings from Germany,
Hexamine+Hexejane

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Observed while traveling to a Military Reunion.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo.

Visited with Kei and Orion during our tour of D.C.

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My favorite in the city.

Grabbed this one with the virtual geocache

Found while grabbing the cache here.

Another Benchmark

found it while visiting Lincoln

Found with SpazW

Found it --- great place

Daddy & Jules visited on her third grade field trip!

yup this was part of the tour :)

Found it while on our fabulous DC trip as a family.

Found it

Found while visiting DC.

still there

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What an awesome benchmark! We were in town doing a school project at one of the museums and had to walk the mall, in freezing temps, to visit this awe-inspiring memorial!!

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Second benchmark at this location.

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Hard to miss this one.

Hard to miss.

Couldn't miss this one. The building was much bigger than we expected and it had great views too.

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photoHV4048 taken from the bridge
The mark is the corner second from the right. The black lines are the power poles artistically lined up.

Found

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Found this Benchmark in good condition today. It is actually on the far left corner to the left of where I am standing. Diagonal corner of the one shown in pic.

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Needless to say this benchmark is in excellent condition....got it with the virtual. Didn't get it logged to the site until 6/2011 since I just now found my benchmark list (handwritten).

Enjoyed finding this benchmark on our whirlwind tour of DC.

One of our son's goals for this trip was to see "the big guy."

Found it while visiting Lincoln!

You can not miss this one.
See how low the airplanes are in this area.

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Hard to miss this benchmark.

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Found on stroll today. SW corner of Memorial is the left-most corner in the photo.

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Mark is at SW corner of monument. Picture is shot looking NW. SW corner is left-most corner visible of monument.

Found on a wonderful day to walk the National Mall and visit monuments in DC. We saw the President go by three times -- two motorcades, and a fly-by in Marine One.

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Found

[blue]Found Benchmark Standing Tall and in GOOD Condition.[/blue]

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LINCOLN 1935

visited today!

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Found while in D.C. with the family geocaching and vacationing!

On a caching trip with MJBuzz and spotted a couple of benchmarks.

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Our eighth benckmark found on our GO 4-H Eastern Seaboard Tour! Did not actually see it, but it should be there...

Mole5 from Texas

[This entry was edited by mole5 on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 8:15:31 AM.]

found while caching and on vacation

found while caching and on vacation

visiting the memorial

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Glorious day to be touring all these monuments around DC.

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This one also would be on the top of the structure - I could not get up there to look ;)

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Stumbled upon this getting a picture of the memorial

We found this one while visiting the "Honest Man"

another one while walking thro' area
planes are really low at this point.

I was visiting the area on my trip with a friend.

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Found while visiting family in DC.

Visited the memorial while nearby on business.

Had to visit this.

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Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1935 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 (JHB) THIS IS A DESCRIPTION OF AN ECCENTRIC OCCUPATION OF THE OLD C. AND G.S. STATION LINCOLN. INSTRUMENT AND LIGHTS WERE SET AT A POINT 0.715 METER N AND NE CORNER OF THE S BLOCK OF GRANITE FORMING THE SW CORNER OF THE TOP OF THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 0.669 METER E OF THE NE CORNER OF THE W BLOCK OF GRANITE FORMING THE CORNER, AND 0.979 METER NE OF A CROSS SCRATCHED IN THE TOP OF THE GRANITE COPING. (THIS CROSS MARKS A STATION OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN AND IS REFERRED TO BELOW.) THE ECCENTRIC OCCUPATION WAS 0.942 METER NE OF THE INSIDE CORNER OF THE SW CORNER OF THE COPING. IT IS NOT MARKED. NO REFERENCE MARKS.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in November 1994.
  • 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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