Mason-Dixon Line Crownstone

Mason-Dixon Line Crownstone (HMCY0)

Location: Millington, MD 21651 Kent County
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N 39° 15.475', W 75° 45.425'

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The North-South line between the colonies of Maryland and Pennsylvania, now Delaware, was surveyed between June and September 1764 by Charles Mason, an astronomer, and Jeremiah Dixon, a mathematician and surveyor.
Leading a party of thirty-nine, Mason and Dixon measured off the line, planting waist high limestone markers at one mile intervals, returning later to place these crownstone markers every five miles.
HM NumberHMCY0
Year Placed1992
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust, Delaware State Boundary Commission, Maryland Geological Survey
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:24pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 434681 N 4345671
Decimal Degrees39.25791667, -75.75708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.475', W 75° 45.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 28.50" N, 75° 45' 25.50" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10185 Cypress Rd, Millington MD 21651, US
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I Saw The Marker

Stone is there. Lots of weeds, just behind marker. Surrounded by geological markers.

May 20, 2015 at 5:31am PDT by swlabr123

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