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Marker, survey

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Title

Marker, survey

Subject

Exploration and Survey
Landmarks

Description

BOUNDARY STONE FROM ORDNANCE LAND (MILITARY RESERVE) NEAR SMITHS FALLS. THIS MONUMENT & 1850 SURVEY ORIGINALLY RECORDED IN ORDNACE OFFICE AT BYTOWN AS PLAN 11, PART SECOND, RIDEAU CANAL, BOOK 1851. DETAILS OF STONE'S PLACEMENT UNCERTAIN BUT RECORDS INDICATE LAND TAKEN FORSERVICE OF RIDEAU CANAL C. 1830 (REF.1 P.57)
TO MARK & IDENTIFY A SPECIFIC SITE ON THE BOUNDARY LINE OF A SURVEYED AREA
EXAMPLE OF MARKER DATING PRE-CONFEDERATION. PART OF CDN LANDMARKS COLLECTION, EST'D IN 1952 BY R.W. CLARK, D.L.S., S.L.S. THESE MARKERS SPAN OVER 200 YRS. OF CANADIAN SURVEYING & INCLUDE ITEMS FROM EVERY PROVINCE & TERRITORY EXCEPT NFLD.
*SOURCE: HISTORIC MONUMENTS COMMITTEE, MR. R.O. SEMPER, CHAIRMAN/ MONUMENT MOUNTED ON PLATFORM/ *DIM: GIVEN INCLUDE PLATFORM; MONUMENT L-40.0, W-38.0, H-110.0 CM/ MONUMENT DESIGNATED ORDNANCE BOUNDARY STONE XII ON PLAN OF 1850 SURVEY BY JOSIAS RICHEY, P.L.S. IT HAD BEEN SET ON BOUNDARY OF ORDNANCE RESERVE & LOT 30, CONCESSION III, TOWNSHIP OF MONTAGUE, NEAR SMITH FALLS, ONT. DETAILS OF PLACEMENT UNCERTAIN. RECOVERED IN 1963 BY R.T. MCCURDY, D.L.S., O.L.S./ SEE ALSO 940446-0450

Date

C. 1850-1963. POSSIBLY AS EARLY AS 1830
before 1850
1963

Rights

Government of Canada Open Government Licence http://open.canada.ca/en/open-government-licence-canada

Identifier

1973.0806

Coverage

Ontario
SMITHS FALLS AREA"