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Details for Benchmark: KV4000

N 40° 50.050 W 074° 00.759 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

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

Location:
In BERGEN county, NJ View Original Datasheet
Designation:
RIDGEFIELD REFORMED CH SPIRE
Marker Type:
church spire
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found it.® Beautiful old church!

Found by description and coordinates. On southwest side of West Edgewater Avenue at Church Street in Ridgefield.

[Photos:]
photoKV4000 Ridgefield Bergen NJ View South
photoKV4000 Historic Marker
photoServices in Korean

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1932 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1932 (RWW) THE SPIRE E OF THE HACKENSACK RIVER, IN RIDGEFIELD ON THE N SIDE OF CHURCH STREET BETWEEN EDGEWATER STREET AND HENDRICKS CAUSEWAY, ATOP THE RIDGEFIELD REFORMED CHURCH BUILDING, RISING CENTRALLY FROM THE SQUARE, BROWN-STONE TOWER AT THE FRONT OF THIS DUTCH-COLONIAL STYLE BROWN-STONE STRUCTURE. THIS CHURCH WAS ERECTED IN 1793. IT HAS AN OCTAGONAL GRAY SHINGLED SPIRE. THE STATION IS THE BASE OF THE WEATHERVANE AT THE SPIRE-APEX, APPROXIMATELY 100 FEET ABOVE GROUND.

Control Text

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

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