The Star Gazers' Stone

The Star Gazers' Stone (HMY97)

Location: Coatesville, PA 19320 Chester County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 56.352', W 75° 43.948'

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The Star-Gazers' Stone Erected in 1764 by Mason and Dixon in locating the Pennsylvania-Maryland Boundary Line Being 15 miles North thereof and 31 miles due West of Philadelphia. Here they also measured a degree of Latitude on the Earth's surface southward, and made other Astronomical observations; Hence the name Enclosed and marked by The Chester County Historical Society
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HM NumberHMY97
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Year Placed1908
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:54am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] NATHAN MYERS  [2] NATHAN MYERS  [3] NATHAN MYERS  [4] NATHAN MYERS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 437421 N 4421265
Decimal Degrees39.93920000, -75.73246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.352', W 75° 43.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 21.12" N, 75° 43' 56.88" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1099 E Glenhall Rd, Coatesville PA 19320, US
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