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Washington Meridian Marker - on wall to the right of stairwell image, Touch for more information
By Richard E. Miller, August 4, 2008
Washington Meridian Marker - on wall to the right of stairwell
District of Columbia (Washington), Columbia Heights — Washington Meridian"The Stone" — 1804 - 1923 —
The stone marking the Washington Meridian was formerly located 52 feet, nine inches west of this tablet which was presented by the Army and Navy Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. — Map (db m82518) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Zero Milestone — President's Park —
[north face:] Zero Milestone [rendering of Mercury’s winged helmet] [plaque in sidewalk below:] The U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey determined the latitude, longitude and elevation of the Zero Milestone. Authorized . . . — Map (db m32486) HM

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