Name: Von Schmidt State Bounday Monument
Site Number: #859
Date Visited: 08/20/2017
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: State Marker
Location: Milepost 612 of Von Schmidt Line, Needles, CA 92363
Coordinates: 35.014088, -114.662054
Description: This boundary monument, a cast iron column erected in 1873, marks the southern terminus of the California-Nevada State boundary established by A. W. Von Schmidt’s 1872-73 survey. Von Schmidt’s line, the first officially recognized oblique state line between California and Nevada, erred slightly, the boundary was later corrected to the present line, 3/4 mile to the north.