of the Mason-Dixon Line Stone Markers
|The Mason Dixon line was
authorized to be established on the degree of latitude which
was fifteen miles south of the most southerly dwelling in
the Philadelphia, PA. That turned out to be at the latitude
of 39 degrees and 43 minutes. The sections designated below
were assigned for the benefit of motorists, so they lie
along the Mason-Dixon line between intersections of
north/south highways. Read carefully the special
notes at the bottom of this page having to do with
milestone and marker numbers, because it will otherwise
confuse you thoroughly to find more than one number used to
identify the same stone.
Click on a numbered line segment of the map
or on the links in the table below to view the stones.
notes about milestone and marker numbers....
are used up to #132.
For these stones, the number on the
bottom right of the photo is
the milestone number, and the number written in
on the photo is the number from the current USGS
numbers are used after Mason Dixon milestone number #132.
The number in the photo is from the USGS topographic map until Marker #222.
9-10, marker numbers were arbitrarily assigned in consecutive
by the author. These marker numbers are not listed on topographic maps.
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