Von Schmidt State Boundary Monument
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ggmorton
N 35° 00.845 W 114° 39.718
11S E 713332 N 3877102
Quick Description: A marker for the state line in south eastern California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2007 11:55:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM29NV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WalruZ
Views: 135

Long Description:
This boundary monument, a cast iron column erected in 1873, marks the southern terminus of the California-Nevada State boundary established by A. W. Von Schmidt's 1872-73 survey. Von Schmidt's line, the first officially recognized oblique state line between California and Nevada, erred slightly, the boundary was later corrected to the present line, 3/4 mile to the north.

Marker Number: 859.00

Marker Name: Von Schmidt State Boundary Monument

County: San Bernardino

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 11/24/1974

On E side of Pew Rd (River Rd), 2.6 mi S of state line, 14 mi N of Needles

Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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