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Julian in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Wheelbarrow Odometer Survey of 1894

 
 
Wheelbarrow Odometer Survey of 1894 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 31, 2015
1. Wheelbarrow Odometer Survey of 1894 Marker
Inscription. From May 5th to December 29, 1894, Porter Perrin Wheaton, a civil and mining engineer, measured 2328 miles of county roads. His wheelbarrow with odometer, clinometer, and compass made the survey unique. From this data was prepared the first coordinated surveyor's map of San Diego County, completed in 1900.
 
Erected 1973 by Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 33° 4.69′ N, 116° 36.1′ W. Marker is in Julian, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2110 Main Street, Julian CA 92036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Julian / The Eagle Gold Mine (here, next to this marker); Wilcox Building (here, next to this marker); De Luca Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Julian Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Levi~Marks Store
Wheelbarrow Odometer Survey of 1894 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 31, 2015
2. Wheelbarrow Odometer Survey of 1894 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Julian (within shouting distance of this marker); Julian Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Julian.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Wheelbarrow Odometer Survey of 1894 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 31, 2015
3. Wheelbarrow Odometer Survey of 1894 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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