Point Roberts Boundary Marker

Point Roberts Boundary Marker (HM15C0)

Location: Point Roberts, WA 98281 Whatcom County
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Country: United States of America
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N 49° 0.069', W 123° 4.12'

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The Evergreen State

One mile west stands a granite obelisk, the first of a series of similar markers along the 49th parallel, defining the Canadian-American line from the Strait of Georgia to the summit of the Rocky Mountains.
The official survey, begun at Point Roberts in 1857, was a joint venture by American and British boundary commissions.
Completed in 1862, it carried out provisions of the treaty of Washington (June, 15, 1846), and virtually ended the old dispute between Great Britain and the United States over sovereignty in the Pacific Northwest.
HM NumberHM15C0
Placed ByWashington State Highway Commission in cooperation with the State Parks & Recreation Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 1:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 494977 N 5427585
Decimal Degrees49.00115000, -123.06866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 0.069', W 123° 4.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 0' 4.14" N, 123° 4' 7.20" W
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Area Code(s)360
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-128 Tyee Dr, Point Roberts WA 98281, US
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