Triangular Jog

Triangular Jog (HM1KI2)

Location: Portland, TN 37148 Sumner County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 38.016', W 86° 33.816'

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The Simpson County jog in Kentucky-Tennessee boundary was error of Dr. Thomas Walker's 1780 survey party. Luke Munsell and James Bright resurveyed region fifty years later, but the controversy continued until survey by Austin P. Cox and Benjamin Peebles in 1858-1859. This stone-marked line set official boundary between the two states and ended an 80-yr. dispute.
HM NumberHM1KI2
Marker Number1850
Year Placed1989
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 539014 N 4054316
Decimal Degrees36.63360000, -86.56360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 38.016', W 86° 33.816'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 38' 0.96" N, 86° 33' 48.96" W
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Area Code(s)615
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104-108 TN-259, Portland TN 37148, US
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