GB2476 - GLASGOW BARREN CO CTHSE FINIAL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 36° 59.743 W 085° 54.756
16S E 596759 N 4094949
Quick Description: This courthouse finial is a benchmark.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/18/2010 4:56:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM8DTE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
1/1/1939 by CGS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1939 (APR) THIS STATION IS THE FINIAL ON THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN THE CENTRAL PART OF THE CITY OF GLASGOW. THE COURTHOUSE IS BOUNDED ON THE NORTH BY MAIN STREET ON THE WEST BY RACE STREET, ON THE SOUTH BY WASHINGTON STREET, AND ON THE EAST BY GREEN STREET. THE BUILDING WAS BUILT IN 1896. THE FINIAL IS LOCATED ON A BRICK TOWER ON THE NORTH END OF THE BUILDING. THE TOWER HAS A CLOCK IN ITS MAIN BODY AND ABOVE THIS IS A SQUARE WOODEN STRUCTURE WITH A RAILING AROUND IT AND A SMALL ROOF OVER THE TOP. ON THE ROOF IS A WEATHERVANE CONSISTING OF A SHAFT ABOUT 5 FEET TALL WITH A BALL ON IT. THE BALL IS APPROXIMATELY 16 INCHES IN DIAMETER. ABOVE THIS BALL IS A WEATHERVANE ARROW. THE TOP OR WOODEN PART IS PAINTED WHITE.
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): Finial

County: Barren

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: GB2476

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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  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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