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Maryland Geological Survey, Volume 1, 1897
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15. POCOMOKE CITY, WORCESTER COUNTY.—In the northeast part of the
grounds about the Academy; 36 paces west of Academy, 11 paces west of
east hedge fence and 25 paces south of north hedge fence.

25. POINT OF ROCKS, FREDERICK COUNTY.—About one-sixth mile to the
west-northwest of Junction Depot on the knoll on Mr. E. W. Mercer's
property back of Mr. H. B. Carter's house to the west of depot. Site
of former ore mines, ore being found 40-60 feet below ground. East of sta-
tion is a sunken shaft of an abandoned ore mine; station is 15 paces west
of bank of this shaft and 8 feet south of a projecting boulder.

16. PRINCESS ANNE, SOMERSET COUNTY.—In the southeast part of the spa-
cious grounds around the new high school building; 62 paces southeast of
entrance to school, 40 paces north of large oak tree in southeast corner of
lot, 10 paces west of east fence. These grounds have been the site of a
school-house for about 100 years.

28. PRINCE FREDERICK, CALVERT COUNTY.—In the grounds of the court
house, between its southwest corner and small frame building occupied at
the time by a shoemaker; 15 paces north of latter building and 25 paces due
east of wooden structure used as a jail. The roadbed of proposed Drum
Point Railroad is about 200 feet to the west.

10. RIDGELY, CAROLINE COUNTY.—On the grounds in the rear of frame
school-house, corner First Street and First Avenue west; 53 feet west of
southwest corner of rear extension of school-house and 31 1/2 feet east of
young maple tree. Soil, sand, clay- and gravel.

17. SALISBURY, WICOMICO COUNTY. First Station—On the grounds in front
of the court house; on the right-hand side of walk to entrance of court
house, about 14 feet south of south edge of this walk and 20 feet east of
east edge of pavement. Brick buildings rather close. The second station
should be given preference.

17A. —————. Second Station.—On the grounds of Mr. Thomas Hum-
phreys, attorney at law, about 175 yards southeast of the court house on the
opposite side of " Lake " Humphreys. This is the site of the county merid-
ian line established in 1896. Observations were made over the South monu-
ment and likewise 16 feet east of North monument, and is the preferable
station. Site was chosen by Mr. Peter Shockley, County Surveyor.

39. STABLER, MONTGOMERY COUNTY.—On Warwick P. Miller's farm, near
Spencerville, in the open field between Mr. Miller's dwelling house and that
of Asa Stabler. This station was established in 1869 by C. O. Boutelle,
Assistant of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and is marked by a hole drilled
in a large quartz bowlder projecting slightly above the ground. With the
aid of Mr. Miller, who had assisted Mr. Boutelle, the identical spot was
found in 1896. The trigonometrical station is 232 metres (761 feet) nearly
due south of magnetic station, and is marked by five stone monuments pro-
jecting a few inches above the ground. The bearing of the central monu-
ment from the magnetic station was 4° 53'.3 west of south, according to Mr.
Boutelle. In 1896 Mr. L. A. Bauer, from a single solar azimuth observation,
found the same bearing to be 4° 53'.6.


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