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100th Meridian

Geological Astronomic Survey

 
 
100th Meridian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 2, 2013
1. 100th Meridian Marker
Inscription.
Geological Astronomic
Survey

41° - 08’ West
100th Meridian


Moved from Lot 8 Block 98
original town, by Lincoln
County Historical Society
June 27, 1940

Originally erected in 1864
Hauled to North Platte by
ox team

 
Erected 1940 by Lincoln County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 8.165′ N, 100° 45.792′ W. Marker is in North Platte, Nebraska, in Lincoln County. Marker is on North Jeffers Street (Highway 83) north of East 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Lincoln County Courthouse grounds, beside the sidewalk near the west entrance on North Jeffers Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 North Jeffers Street, North Platte NE 69101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Old Glory Blowout (a few steps from this marker); Statue of Liberty Replica (within shouting distance of this marker); Sioux Lookout (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Buffalo Bill" Cody
100th Meridian Marker (<i>edge view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 2, 2013
2. 100th Meridian Marker (edge view)
(approx. 1.6 miles away); 20th Century Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); United States POW-MIA History (approx. 2 miles away); Scout's Rest (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Platte.
 
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100th Meridian Marker (<i>side view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 2, 2013
3. 100th Meridian Marker (side view)
100th Meridian Marker (<i>wide view from Jeffers St. - Lincoln County Courthouse in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 2, 2013
4. 100th Meridian Marker (wide view from Jeffers St. - Lincoln County Courthouse in background)
 
 
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