Williamson County Court House, TN - 648 USGS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member CuriousBM
N 35° 55.483 W 086° 52.127
16S E 511837 N 3975606
Quick Description: Williamson County Court House, TN bizarre benchmark
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 3/11/2015 6:26:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGDR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 2

Long Description:
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1960 AT FRANKLIN. ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION-- AT FRANKLIN, WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE, AT THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, MIDWAY BETWEEN THE FRONT ENTRANCE AND THE NORTH CORNER OF THE BUILDING, AND IN THE TOP COURSE OF THE MASONRY FOUNDATION. THE MARK IS 2.0 FEET (0.61 METER) ABOVE THE CONCRETE WALKWAY AND ABOUT 15.0 FEET FROM THE NORTH BUILDING CORNER (AS OF MARCH 2015). AN EARLY UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY STANDARD DISK, STAMPED 648 NASHVILLE 1899 AND SET VERTICALLY. THIS IS UNCOMMON TYPE OF DISK I EVER HAVE SEEN. IT IS LOCATED IN SOUTH OF THE STREET INTERSECTION (LOOP) OF THIRD AVENUE AND MAIN STREET AROUND THE PUBLIC SQUARE.
Condition: Mark found in good condition

Designation: 648

Benchmark Agency: U.S. Geological Survey

Monumentation type: BENCH MARK (or B.M.) disk

County: Franklin

USGS 7.5' Topographic Quadrangle Name: Franklin (1981)

Special category (optional): Not listed

Find type: Location information obtained from the USGS was used

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NGS PID: FD0486

Benchmark Agency (if other): Not listed

Monumentation type (if other): Not listed

Special Category (if other): Not listed

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