GZ2886 - BEREA DRAPER MEM BLDG SPIRE - Berea, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 37° 34.378 W 084° 17.535
16S E 739128 N 4161883
Quick Description: 134 ft spire on the central building at Berea College is a benchmark
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2009 3:08:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM5W77
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 NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE BEREA COLLEGE CAMPUS. IT IS A WOODEN CHIME TOWER PAINTED WHITE, WITH A BLACK DOME ROOF WITH A WHITE CUPOLA AND A BLACK SPIRE, A WEATHER VANE IS ATOP THE SPIRE. THE STRUCTURE FORMS PART OF THE DRAPER MEMORIAL BUILDING AND IS 134 FEET HIGH. THE POINT OF INTERSECTION WAS THE METAL SPHERE AT THE BASE OF THE WEATHER VANE.

The tower now has a 56 bell carillon (see Waymark WM5V84).

Condition: Mark found in good condition

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Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Spire

County: Madison County

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Berea Quad

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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NGS PID: GZ2886

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

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