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AG1450 - TAMPA FIRST PRESB CHURCH SPIRE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 27° 57.033 W 082° 27.452
17R E 356617 N 3092579
Quick Description: One of many churchtop benchmarks in Tampa.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/20/2009 11:54:30 AM
Waymark Code: WM5M5K
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member seventhings
Views: 11

Long Description:
1/1/1908 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)

1/1/1941 by CGS (SEE DESCRIPTION)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1941 (KGC) THE SPIRE OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, AT THE NW CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF MARION AND ZACK STREETS, PAINTED WHITE, AND IS ABOUT 80 FEET HIGH AND UNLIGHTED. NOTE--THE SPIRE MAY HAVE BEEN REBUILT SINCE 1908, SO CAUTION SHOULD BE USED UNTIL VERIFIED. THE POSITION AS DETERMINED BY THE MAIN RADIAL PLOT DOES NOT VERIFY THE GEOGRAPHIC POSITION OF 1908. STATION LOST.
1/1/1959 by CGS (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1959 (ALW) THIS STATION WAS RECOVERED IN DECEMER 1958. IT IS LOCATED AT TAMPA, AT THE NW CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF MARION STREET AND ZACK STREET, THE CROSS ON TOP OF THE SPIRE OF THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Church Spire

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: AG1450

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (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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  2. A 'distant' photo including the mark in the view is highly recommended. Include the compass direction you faced when you took the picture.
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