The Zero Mile Post

The Zero Mile Post (HM1EH9)

Location: Hampton, VA 23651
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 0.153', W 76° 18.824'

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This zero mile post is a replica of the original post that stood here at the end of the track on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, from which point all main line distances have been measured for the 664.9 miles to Cincinnati, Ohio, since 1889. The Fort Monroe (Old Point Comfort) station located here ceased operation in December, 1939.
HM NumberHM1EH9
Marker NumberW-91
Year Placed1983
Placed ByThe Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company, the National Railway Historical Society, and the C&O Railway Historical Society
Virginia Historical Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 7:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 383110 N 4095961
Decimal Degrees37.00255000, -76.31373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.153', W 76° 18.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 9.18" N, 76° 18' 49.44" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1007-1099 McNair Dr, Hampton VA 23651, US
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