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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical date for this entry is September 18, 1965.
 
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. marker is in the driveway landscaping of the “Lost Peninsula” development, on the peninsula formed by the Ottawa River entering Lake Erie. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6208 Edgewater Dr, Erie MI 48133, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this
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
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marker, measured as the crow flies. State Line (here, next to this marker in Ohio); Howard Pinkley (approx. 1.8 miles away in Ohio); Lucas County Civil War Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Lucas County Iraq Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Lucas County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Lucas County Korea Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Lucas County WWII Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio); Lucas County WWI Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away in Ohio).
 
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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 22, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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