Near East Liverpool in Columbiana County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Beginning Point of the U. S. Public Land Survey
Erected 1960 by East Liverpool Historical Society and the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping.
Location. 40° 38.561′ N, 80° 31.14′ W. Marker is near East Liverpool, Ohio, in Columbiana County. Marker can be reached from Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Liverpool OH 43920, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Point of Beginning (a few steps from this marker in Pennsylvania); Gateway To The Northwest (a few steps from this marker); Land Ordinance of 1785 / The Seven Ranges (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sandy and Beaver Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); First Paper Mill / Little Beaver Creek Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Smiths Ferry (approx. 0.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); The Penna - Virginia Boundary (approx. 0.9 miles away in Pennsylvania); Georgetown (approx. one mile away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in East Liverpool.
Also see . . .
1. Beginning Point of the U. S. Public Land Survey. Wikipedia article
2. Measuring America. An interesting book on the subject is titled "Measuring America" by Andro Linklater, published by Walker Books NY.
3. Point of Beginning at East Liverpool Historical Society.
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