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AG1437 - TAMPA CITY HALL DOME FLAGPOLE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 56.859 W 082° 27.434
17R E 356643 N 3092257
Quick Description: Flagpole on the old city hall, once a tall banchmark now obscured by taller buildings.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2009 12:12:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM5KR4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 10

Long Description:
1/1/1934 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1934 (GLA) DOME, FLAGPOLE. CITY HALL, FLORIDA AVENUE AND LAFAYETTE STREET, TAMPA.
1/1/1941 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1941 (KGC) THIS STATION IS THE BASE OF THE FLAGPOLE ON THE DOME OF THE CITY HALL, LOCATED AT FLORIDA AVENUE AND LAFAYETTE STREET IN TAMPA, FLORIDA. THE ROOF OF THE DOME IS GREEN SLATE, TOP OF THE FLAGPOLE IS ABOUT 100 FEET HIGH. THE STATION IS IDENTICAL WITH CITY HALL 1926.
1/1/1957 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1957 (JEW) STATION RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION. THE 1941 RECOVERY NOTE IS ADEQUATE EXCEPT THAT THE DOME IS NOW SILVER.
1/1/1958 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1958 (ALW) THIS STATION WAS RECOVERED IN DECEMBER 1958. IT IS LOCATED AT TAMPA, AT THE SW CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF FLORIDA AVENUE AND LAFAYETTE STREET, THE FLAGPOLE ON TOP OF THE DOME OF CITY HALL.

First located by skyboy01 on 5/10/2003
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): flagpole

County: Hillsborough

Find type: Coordinates and/or to-reach information from the NGS database (or Geocaching's copy of it) were used

Web address of this benchmark's datasheet (optional): [Web Link]

NGS PID: AG1437

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed

Special category (optional): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

Local database's URL (optional): Not listed

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