World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Site No. JF00-072

Article Id: WHEBN0042312750
Reproduction Date:

Title: Site No. JF00-072  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Coufal Site, Schultz Site, Walker Gilmore Site, Pawnee Reservation, Skidi
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Site No. JF00-072

Site No. JF00-072
Site No. JF00-072 is located in Kansas
Site No. JF00-072
Nearest city Mahaska, Kansas
Coordinates
Area less than one acre
Built 1856 (1856)
Governing body Federal
MPS Nebraska--Kansas Public Land Survey TR
NRHP Reference # 87001000[1]
Added to NRHP June 19, 1987

Site No. JF00-072 is a survey monument located at the quadripoint of Republic and Washington counties in Kansas and Jefferson and Thayer counties in Nebraska. The monument marks the intersection of the sixth principal meridian and its baseline (surveying), the 40th parallel north; it serves as the initial point of all land surveys in Kansas and Nebraska, as well as most of Wyoming and Colorado, and part of South Dakota. The original sandstone monument was 6 feet (1.8 m) tall. U.S. Deputy Surveyor Charles A. Manners set the monument in 1856. The monument was later buried under a county roadbed; it was unearthed and reburied twice before being dug up for good in 1986, though its middle section is now missing.[2]

The monument was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 19, 1987.[1]

See also

  • Site No. RH00-062, a survey monument marking the beginning of the Kansas-Nebraska land survey

References

  1. ^ a b
  2. ^

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.