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Shield of the day; US Route 1 Mile Marker 0

Typically my posts tend to be about an entire segment of a highway or things located on them.  To that I haven't done any shield only posts so I figured that I would change that.  From 2012 to 2018 I've had at least some interaction with the southern terminus of US Route 1 in Key West, Florida which is known as Mile Marker 0.






The Mile Marker 0 US 1 shield is frequently stolen and vandalized.  Some of my pictures capture the evolution of the above shield and sign assembly between 2012 to 2017.














At some point something happened to the "end" placard which resulted in the replacement shown above as headline photo for this blog.


Of course I did do a much longer blog post on the Overseas Highway last year which included maps showing the difference between modern US 1 version versus the Florida State 4a alignment from 1928:

US Route 1 the Overseas Highway and the Legacy of Florida 4a

Comments

Pete Zapadka said…
Been there. I hate that the sign keeps being vandalized.

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