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Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey 50th Anniversary

 
 
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
1. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker
Close up, showing text; bronze plaque.
Inscription.
George Romney James A. Rhodes
Governor of Michigan Governor of Ohio


50th Anniversary of
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey


On 18 September, 1965 officials of the States of Michigan and Ohio, and leaders of both states in civic, engineering and historical organizations, met here to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1915 survey and monumenting of the boundary line between these two great states of the union.

Good fences make good neighbors.

 
Erected 1965 by United States Geographical Survey.
 
Location. 41° 43.964′ N, 83° 27.822′ W. Marker is in Erie, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is on Edgewater Drive, in the median. Click for map. marker is in the driveway landscaping of the “Lost Peninsula” development, on the peninsula formed by the Ottawa River entering Lake Erie. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6208 Edgewater Dr, Erie MI 48133, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Line (here, next to this marker in Ohio); Canal Terminus / Manhattan (approx. 3.3 miles away in Ohio); Michigan - Ohio State Line
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
2. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker
State Line surveyed by S.S. Gannet geographer United States Geographical Survey 1915
(approx. 3.5 miles away in Ohio but has been reported missing); "War" With Happy Ending (approx. 4 miles away); James B. Steedman (approx. 4.9 miles away in Ohio); Peter Navarre (approx. 5.2 miles away in Ohio); George Duncan Forsyth (approx. 5.4 miles away in Ohio); Private Mark Wood (approx. 5.4 miles away in Ohio).
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
3. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker
Full view of marker
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
4. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker
East face, mile post #70
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
5. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker
North face, the Michigan side
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
6. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker
South face, the Ohio side ("Go Bucks!")
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
7. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker
Marker can be seen in the distance.
Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 25, 2012
8. Michigan-Ohio Boundary Survey Marker
The "Lost Peninsula", marker is at lower left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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