15-Aug-1998 -- This is the very first confluence that I
visited after purchasing my Garmin GPS III in August 1998. On
the same day I re-visited 39N 79W and continued travelling west
to attempt 39N and 78W.
The confluence was only a few hundred feet from the road, an
easy walk along the edge of the farmer's field near the woods. I
couln't help but wonder if the property line between field and forest
might run east-west along the 39N latitude.
This was a very quiet country setting. I don't think a single car
passed by the whole time I was there! Quite the contrast from
Washington DC, only 50 miles to the west.
24-Apr-99 -- The very same day I visited Smith Island
(N38 W76), I made a detour by way of this confluence to take a few more