Buckingham's Base Line


Location: On US 231 and SR 45, one and one tenth mile south of Haysville on the east side of the road (Dubois County, Indiana)

Marker No Longer Standing

Installed: Erected by the Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966

ID#: 19.1966.1

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This primary east-west survey line was established by Surveyor-General Jared Mansfield and run by Surveyor Ebenezer Buckingham, Jr., in 1804. It intersects the Second Principal Meridian in Orange County at Pivot Point.

Keywords


early settlement, geography