The Starting Point of the U.S. Public Land Survey

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The Geographer’s line is a lot longer than 4 miles. It was the base for what is now called the “Old 7 Ranges.” A range is a nominal 6 miles wide." I worked in the Old 7 Ranges when I lived in Marietta.

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10/01/2020 - This can be easy to miss on the side of the highway as you exit town, so be on the lookout for it. You will probably have an easier time of it as I was there at nighttime.