Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (HM29W4)

Location: Concord, MA 01742 Middlesex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 28.121', W 71° 18.679'

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Surveyor 1846- 1860

—Point of Beginning —


"as I am measuring along the Marlboro Road-
a fine little blue-slate butterfly fluttered over the chain"


To support his philosophical and scientific endeavors, Henry David
Thoreau practiced the profession of surveying to earn a living. He was
well respected in Concord for his surveying work and his results have stood
the test of time. As he surveyed, he took careful note of the
natural world and incorporated his observations into his writing.

This monument in honor of Henry David Thoreau set July 2018 by
Surveyors Historical Society
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HM NumberHM29W4
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Year Placed2018
Placed BySurveyors Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 309988 N 4704404
Decimal Degrees42.46868333, -71.31131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 28.121', W 71° 18.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 28' 7.2599999999999" N, 71° 18' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)508, 978
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 341 Virginia Rd, Concord MA 01742, US
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