HADLEYS POINT

NGS PID:
PE1884
Coordinates:
N 44.438667° W 68.3177667°
Location:
Elevation:
161 ft.
Type:
Triangulation Station Disk
Setting:
Rock Outcrop
Year Established:
1865
Established By:
NGS
Status:
Recovered
Condition:
Good as of September 18, 2007
A report on the condition of this survey mark has been submitted to NGS, along with the following recovery note:

The station and both reference marks were recovered in good condition, as described in the 1979 recovery.

To reach the station from the junction of Route 1a and Route 3 in Ellsworth, drive south on Route 3 approximately 9.5 miles, crossing the bridge onto Mount Desert Island. At the traffic light continue (bear left) on Route 3 for 3 miles to Hadley's Point Road. Turn left onto Hadley's Point Road and travel 0.3 miles to a cemetery on the left. Walk southwest approximately 450 feet through the cemetery and an open field to the station just inside a wooded area.

Autonomous (non-corrected) handheld GPS coordinates for RM 1 are 44 26 19.9(N) 068 19 03.5(W). Autonomous (non-corrected) handheld GPS coordinates for RM 2 are 44 26 19.8(N) 068 19 04.6(W).

NGS Triangulation Station Disk HADLEYS POINT
NGS Triangulation Station Disk HADLEYS POINT
Eyelevel view of disk in rock outcrop.
Eyelevel view of disk in rock outcrop.
Originally I wondered whether this might be part of the foundation from the house mentioned in the 1865 description. It seems it cannot be, since it's in the wrong direction, but it's still picturesque and neat!
Originally I wondered whether this might be part of the foundation from the house mentioned in the 1865 description. It seems it cannot be, since it’s in the wrong direction, but it’s still picturesque and neat!
Reference Objects
Designation Status Condition Image
HADLEYS POINT RM 1 Recovered Good NGS Reference Mark Disk HADLEYS POINT RM 1
HADLEYS POINT RM 2 Recovered Good NGS Reference Mark Disk HADLEYS POINT RM 2