The Meridian Marker in Cascades Park - Tallahassee, Florida

The Meridian Marker in Cascades Park - Tallahassee, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/44451
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • The Meridian Marker in Cascades Park - Tallahassee, Florida

Image Number

  • RCK00407

Year

  • 1955

Date Note

  • Photographed on August 2, 1955.

Series Title

General Note

  • The prime meridian, located southeast of the original state capitol in Cascades Park, marks the intersection of the guide meridian and the basis parallel, which was to be the exact point of beginning for land surveys in Florida. The meridian was originally marked in 1824 by Robert Butler; the marker pictured here was erected in 1925. Cascades Park was listed on the National Register for Historic Places in 1971, partly for the prime meridian.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 16809.

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