Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Easton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark

1932

 
 
The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
1. The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated May 9, 1932 on the
one-hundredth anniversary of
the opening of the college
——————————
A primary reference point
for surveying, mapping and
planning the second century
of our progress

 
Erected 1932 by Lafayette College.
 
Location. 40° 41.876′ N, 75° 12.509′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is just west of Pardee Hall, on the Lafayette College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Astronomical Observatory (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Lafayette College Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alumni Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilson Baughman Gaither '15 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette College Gateway (approx. 0.2
The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
2. The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark Marker
Colton Chapel visible in background
miles away); Establishing a College at Easton (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Confluence of Campus and Community (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .  Lafayette College. (Submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesScience & Medicine
 

More. Search the internet for The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Paid Advertisement