Milestone FAQs:

Q: Is a milestone one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road or boundary at intervals of one mile or occasionally?

A: Yes, and parts of a mile.

Q: Are milestones constructed of cast concrete painted white with the kilometre distance indented and painted black?

A: Yes.

Q: Are milestones installed to provide reference points along the road?

A: Yes.

Q: Are milestones especially associated with former Turnpike roads?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a milestone listed on the side?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a milestone still used today?

A: Yes, and even though the "stones" are typically metal highway location markers and in most countries use kilometres and metres rather miles and yards.

Q: Are milestones used?

A: Yes, and telling the distance to the nearest cities in each direction.