The Ten O'Clock Line

The Ten O'Clock Line (HM1BRQ)

Location: Gosport, IN 47433 Owen County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 21.29', W 86° 40.061'

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History
Northern boundary of the Indiana Territory established by the 1809 Treaty of Fort Wayne between Gov. W.H. Harrison and the Indian tribes, Miami Chief Little Turtle presiding. The line followed the shadow of an upright spear at 10:00 A.M. Historic Gosport is the only town directly on the line.

Sculpture
The monument was designed and sculptured by noted Owen County artist and sculptor F.L. Hollis, on land made available by the David Gray family, descendants of Ephraim Goss, first settler in Gosport (Goss's Port) in 1818.
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HM NumberHM1BRQ
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Placed ByGosport Lion's Club
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 8:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 528631 N 4356206
Decimal Degrees39.35483333, -86.66768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.29', W 86° 40.061'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 17.40" N, 86° 40' 3.66" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)812, 765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 600 N 7th St, Gosport IN 47433, US
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I Saw The Marker

Visted the monument. It is in great condition, My son brushed grass clippings and dirt from the flat arrow marker in the ground.

Oct 1, 2018 at 9:01pm PDT by sifer1

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