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Details for Benchmark: JV1956

N 39° 42.117 W 077° 18.867 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 398.4

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

Location:
In FREDERICK county, MD View Original Datasheet
Designation:
D 82 RESET 1969 MDSRC
Marker Type:
bench mark disk
Setting:
set into the top of a round concrete monument
Stability:
May hold, but of type commonly subject to surface motion.

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Recovered in good condition - original description would still get you there from southbound US 15 if you know that the pole & mark are on the left...

From the junction of Seton Ave & Main St in Emmitsburg, proceed E along E Main Street for about .5 mi SE to the traffic light & intersection of Silo Hill Rd. Follow Silo Hill Rd S to T intersection & mark straight ahead. Mark is along the S side of Main St. Extended - 3.7' N of Pole F 1 S 1 78 (small disk marker - hard to read - located on pole at about eye-level) and between House #602 & 604. Mark is 66.3' NE of house #602.

N 39° 42.147 W 077° 19.035

[Photos:]
photoD 82 RESET 1969 MDSRC(JV1956)disk - Emmitsburg,MD
photoD 82 RESET 1969 MDSRC (JV1956) area - looking SE
photoD 82 RESET 1969 MDSRC (JV1956) area - looking S
..view from the 'T' - thru traffice turns E at this point to ramps to access US 15
photoD 82 RESET 1969 MDSRC (JV1956) area - looking SSW

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1969 by MDSRC (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY MD STATE ROADS COMM 1969 0.5 MI SE FROM EMMITSBURG. 0.5 MILE SOUTHEAST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 97 FROM THE EMMITSBURG POST OFFICE, 66.3 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF A ONE-STORY BRICK RANCH HOUSE BELONGING TO DOCTOR BALDACCHINO (DENTIST), 0.15 MILE WEST OF THE JUNCTION OF STATE HIGHWAY 15, 3.7 FEET NORTH OF POWER POLE F 15178, 3.5 FEET SOUTH OF MAINTENANCE MARKER 22 AND SET IN THE TOP OF A CONCRETE POST FLUSH WITH THE GROUND.
01/01/1977 by MDDT (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 1977 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION NEW DESCRIPTION FROM THE NEW POST OFFICE AT EMMITSBURG PROCEED NORTH ON BUSINESS RTE US 15 TO THE INTERSECTION OF MD RTE 97, TURN RIGHT AND PROCEED EAST ON MD RTE 97 FOR 0.6 MILES TO THE RAMP TO US RTE 15 SOUTH, FOLLOW RAMP FOR 200 FEET TO SATION. IT IS 3.7 FT NORTH OF POWER POLE NO F 1 S 1 78 WITH WITNESS SIGN NAILED TO FRONT OF POLE, 66.3 FEET NORTHEAST OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF A RANCHER BELONGING TO DR BALDACCHIND DDS. IT IS ALSO 0.15 MILES WEST OF THE JUNCTION OF OLD MD RTE 97 AND US RTE 15.
01/01/1990 by USPSQD (MARK NOT FOUND)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1990 (NH) MARK NOT FOUND.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were scaled from a topographic map and have an estimated accuracy of +/- 6 seconds.
  • The NAVD 88 height was computed by applying the VERTCON shift value to the NGVD 29 height (displayed under SUPERSEDED SURVEY CONTROL.) The vertical order pertains to the superseded datum.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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