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
This marker has been replaced by marker 19.2018.1 Buckingham's Base Line.

ID#: 19.1966.1


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.


early settlement, geography