GZ2887 - BEREA PHELPS STOKES CHAPEL TWR - Berea, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 37° 34.292 W 084° 17.529
16S E 739141 N 4161724
Quick Description: The tower on the Phelps-Stokley Chapel Tower at Berea College is a benchmark location.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2009 2:55:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM5W74
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
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Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1951 (LWS) THE STATION IS LOCATED NEAR THE WEST SIDE OF THE CAMPUS OF BEREA COLLEGE. IT IS A WOODEN STRUCTURE PAINTED WHITE, SQUARE AT THE BOTTOM WITH A CLOCK ON EACH SIDE, IT HAS A COPPER DOME ROOF. THE STRUCTURE IS LOCATED ATOP THE PHELPS STOKES CHAPEL. THE HEIGHT OF THE DOME IS 102 FEET. THE POINT OF INTERSECTION WAS THE CENTER OF THE TOP OF THE ROOF.

The tower has a 10 bell chime which can be heard every quarter hour. And sometimes they change the tune for special days.

Condition: Mark found in good condition

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Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: other (not any of the below)

Monumentation type (if other): tower

County: Madison County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Berea Quad

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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

NGS PID: GZ2887

Benchmark Agency (if other): 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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