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cache type 30 Mile Point Lighthouse cache size

by Blackpete
(Finds: 406   Score: 1774)   (Hidden: 19   Score: 73)

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Coordinates ( WGS-84 datum )
N 43° 22.490'   W 078° 29.167'
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Barker ,    New York    14012
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 26 Dec 2002
Waypoint (Landmark): N00432
Open Cache:    Personal use only
Cache type:    Virtual
Cache size:    Virtual

Difficulty:   gps (easy)
Terrain:   gps (easy)
Misc: Disabled access. Parking is available

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30 Mile Point Lighthouse is at the Northern most Point of the Lake Ontario South Shore. It was built in 1875 and lit for the first time on April 27, 1876. It protected ships from the shallow sandbar that extended from 30 mile point. Prior to the construction of the lighthouse there were a number of historic shipwrecks. The US Lighthouse Service operated the light until July 1, 1939 when the USCG took over.

To log this cache, visit the lighthouse. Take a picture of yourself or someone from your team on the steps of the lighthouse. If you are visiting alone, then take a picture of your GPS along with something that identifies you at the blue information board.

If you don't have a camera with you, e-mail us the information from 2 of the 8 signs (labeled 1-8) on the lighthouse building, property, or other buildings surrounding the lighthouse.

Hope you enjoy a walk along the lake and the scenery at the lighthouse.



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I found it! 25 Apr 2009 by  sabrefan7   (Finds: 13   Score: 57)   (Hidden: 3   Score: 11.5)
     Open Log:    Non-commercial use only
The light house is a perfect virtual cache! TFTF
[Modified 2009-04-26 13:13:23]

[Modified 2009-05-11 18:07:00]

   camera Me
I found it! 04 Mar 2006 by  tirolbill   (Finds: 7   Score: 21.5)   (Hidden: 0   Score: 0)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
Found on a cold March day lots of Ice on Lake
I found it! 27 Apr 2005 by  mickemt   (Finds: 172   Score: 590.5)   (Hidden: 71   Score: 266)
     Open Log:    Unrestricted
Great virtual, e-mail already sent to owner.
MickEMT
I found it! 11 Jul 2004 by  WhiteUrkel   (Finds: 172   Score: 635)   (Hidden: 40   Score: 156)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
I found the lighthouse (kind of hard to miss), email sent to BlackPete. Very interesting structure. A very nice day, with tons of people (old fogey's picnic) at the lighthouse. I'm a notorious cheapskate who uses an $$84 Garmin Gecko 101, and would NEVER pay to find a cache, so I parked for free at the recommended parking for the nearby cache Golden Hill Hikers delight. Thanks Black Pete.

I found it! 04 Jul 2003 by  RobN Hood   (Finds: 45   Score: 218)   (Hidden: 0   Score: 0)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
Enjoyed camping with Hornet, as well as geocaching and visiting the lighthouse.
   camera RobN Hood on the lighthouse steps.
I found it! 04 Jul 2003 by  hornet   (Finds: 20   Score: 75.5)   (Hidden: 2   Score: 7.5)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
Visited the lighthouse on the 4th of July with RobN Hood!

For Jerald's question, the cylindrical structures near the lighthouse were used to store fuel for the light.
   camera Hornet at the Lighthouse
I found it! 26 May 2003 by  SueShe   (Finds: 54   Score: 226)   (Hidden: 0   Score: 0)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
Enjoyed the tour of the lighthouse. Got USLHS passports (United States Lighthouse Society)....now we have to visit 59 more lighthouses!!!! See what you did to us?!?

I found it! 25 May 2003 by  cenobite07   (Finds: 82   Score: 384)   (Hidden: 6   Score: 35.5)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
Found this one as I was scouting area parks for cache locations.

I didn't bring any coords with me so I wasn't even sure this was the correct lighthouse until I got home!
I found it! 30 Apr 2003 by  Jerald   (Finds: 1   Score: 2)   (Hidden: 0   Score: 0)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
This Utahan was on business in the area so went for a nice drive to find this cache. Most interesting! Got there after closing hours so didn't get to go inside, but the grounds and the view were beautiful. Had no camera with me, but found 7 of the 8 posted signs (never could find #6). What are the metal cylindrical structures with what looks like smokestacks coming out of the top of them?
I found it! 29 Dec 2002 by  mrsmom   (Finds: 128   Score: 491.5)   (Hidden: 3   Score: 10)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
Was here on a very cold night with Mr Mom, the Goo, and her friend Asia. With no digital camera, my fingers were a little cold by the time I was done writing info to prove our visit. This was my first time in this section of the park. I've always loved lighthouses and the park where it stands. Came back the next day. Santa did bring me an APS camera so I took a few pictures and enjoyed the view, but I forgot to ask Santa to bring me a scanner so I could not post them.

Thanks for the cache and brining me to this beautiful spot!


Note 29 Dec 2002 by  Blackpete   (Finds: 406   Score: 1774)   (Hidden: 19   Score: 73)
     Open Log:    Personal use only
The coordinates should be N43 22.490, W78 29.167.
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