Transpeninsular Line

Transpeninsular Line (HM57)

Location: Ocean City, MD 21842 Worcester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 27.079', W 75° 3.297'

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This stone monument, erected April 26, 1751, marks the eastern end of the Transpeninsular Line surveyed 1751-1751 by John Watson and William Parsons of Pennsylvania and John Emory and Thomas Jones of Maryland. This line established the east-west boundary between Pennsylvania's "Three Lower Counties" (now Delaware) and the Colony of Maryland. It established also the middle point of the peninsula, 35 miles to the west. The stone bears the coat of arms of the Calverts on the south side and the Penns on the north. It was accepted 1760 and finally ratified 1769 by King George III.
HM NumberHM57
Marker NumberS.C.-74
Year Placed1986
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 4:42pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] BRIDGER1963  [2] BRIDGER1963  [3] BRIDGER1963  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 495205 N 4255892
Decimal Degrees38.45131667, -75.05495000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 27.079', W 75° 3.297'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 27' 4.74" N, 75° 3' 17.82" W
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Area Code(s)302, 410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107 146th St, Ocean City MD 21842, US
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