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Details for Benchmark: LY2614

N 41° 22.605 W 074° 41.370 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In ORANGE county, NY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
PT JERVIS FIRST PRESB CH DOME
Marker Type:
NGS Benchmark
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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I usually dont log these

Found it While at War is Hell Cache

Very nice looking church

[Photos:]
photoP1010457

i have a cache set up near here

drove right by it

Nice and easy.

Thanks for the BM.

Mom pointed out that sometimes benchmarks are not really benchmarks like the circles we find. Huh.

Building and dome in excellent condition!

[Photos:]
photoFirst Presbyterian Church.
photoChurch name on sign.
photoDome.

Found out with friends enjoying the evening.

Found this last year too, but wasn't sure which church this related to. Found again today.

Found this church while caching in the are after Tri-State Treasures with Team Smokey. Nice little park infront of the church with a lot of history in it.
2/12
Jeepman87

[Photos:]
photochurch dome

Observed Dome while in town geocaching.

Recovered in good condition.

Found as described. Very nice station among several in the Port Jervis area.

[Photos:]
photoView of dome
photoFull view of church and dome

Handsome church found as described.

[Photos:]
photoPort Jervis (NY) First Presbyterian Church Dome

#10 of 15 for the day. A nice easy one.

LY2614 found in good condition. The dome is now copper covered (see photo) but the finial is still intact. This beautiful church was built in 1854. . . . patrick & shirley

[Photos:]
photoLY2614 Port Jervis 1st Presbyterian Church

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1942 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1942 (GWL) THIS INTERSECTION STATION IS THE BALL ATOP THE SILVER DOME OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. IT IS LOCATED AT THE NE CORNER OF SUSSEX AND N BROOME STREETS, 44 FEET W OF THE E CURBING OF SUSSEX STREET, 28 FEET N OF THE N CURBING OF N BROOME STREET AND 177 FEET E OF THE E CURBING OF PIKE STREET. IT IS APPROXIMATELY 75 FEET HIGH. THE POINT OBSERVED ON WAS THE FINIAL ATOP THE BALL.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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