GZ2856 - WINCHESTER CLARK CO CTHSE TWR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 37° 59.572 W 084° 10.655
16S E 747849 N 4208783
Quick Description: The nice, white courthouse tower is the benchmark.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2009 1:47:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM5YB9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
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Long Description:
Description: DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1951 (LWS) STATION IS LOCATED ATOP THE EAST END OF THE CLARK COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN THE PUBLIC SQUARE NEAR THE CENTER OF WINCHESTER. IT IS A SQUARE CONCRETE STRUCTURE WITH A CLOCK ON EACH SIDE, IS PAINTED WHITE AND HAS A SMALL WOODEN CUPOLA WITH A ROUNDED SILVER COLORED ROOF ATOP. THE HEIGHT OF THE STRUCTURE IS ABOUT 90 FEET. THE POINT OF INTERSECTION WAS THE BASE OF A WEATHER VANE AT THE APEX OF THE ROOF OF THE CUPOLA.

The weather vane has been removed, but its base remains as a lightning rod.

Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: -blank-

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Monumentation type: Cupola

County: Clark County

Find type: Found by luck/skill/knowledge

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NGS PID: GZ2856

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Not listed

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Special Category (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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