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cache type The Historic Places of Wyoming County cache size

This cache has been retired.
Please do not look for this cache.

by Szuchie
(Finds: 146  Score: 577)    (Hidden: 5  Score: 26)

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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 42° 41.085'   W 078° 14.751'
Wyoming County,   New York   14113
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 07 Apr 2008
Waypoint (Landmark): N028B1
Open Cache:  Non-commercial use only
Cache type:  Virtual
Cache size:   Unknown

Difficulty: gps gps half gps (moderate)
Terrain: gps (easy)

Misc: Drinking water available. There are restrooms (water closets) available Disabled access. Pets are allowed. Parking is available No fees!

Comments:
This is a virtual cache and as such the above coordinates are false!

Maps are queued for generation.
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Introduction:

This virtual cache is designed to show you structures located in Wyoming County that have been deemed historically significant by the United States Department of the Interior and therefore placed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).

According to Wikipedia:

"The National Register of Historic Places is the United States government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects worthy of preservation. The passing of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in 1966 established the National Register and the process for adding properties to it. Of the more than one million properties on the National Register, 80,000 are listed individually. The remainder are contributing members within historic districts. Each year approximately 30,000 properties are added to the National Register as part of districts or through individual listings.

For most of its history the National Register has been administered by the National Park Service (NPS), an agency within the United States Department of the Interior. Its goals are to help property owners and groups, such as the National Trust for Historic Preservation, coordinate, identify, and protect historic sites in the United States. While National Register listings are mostly symbolic, they do provide some financial incentive to listed property owners. During the nomination process, the property is evaluated in terms of the four criteria for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP).

Occasionally historic sites outside the country but associated with the United States (such as the American Embassy in Tangiers) are also listed. Properties can be nominated in a variety of forms, including individual properties, historic districts and Multiple Property Submissions (MPS). The Register categorizes general listings into one of five types of properties: building, structure, site, object, and districts. Historic districts consist of contributing and non-contributing property types. Some properties are added automatically to the National Register when they come under the aegis of the National Park Service. These include National Historic Landmarks (NHL), National Historic Sites (NHS), National Historical Parks, National Military Parks/Battlefields, National Memorials and some National Monuments."

Cachers can utilize the NRHP State Map Website or the Register Information System to research and identify sites within Wyoming County that have been placed on the register.

Logging Instructions:

To log this virtual cache you must take your picture (with either you or your GPS in the shot) in front of a minimum of 10 NRHPs that are located within the confines of Wyoming County, New York. Currently in the County there are at least 15 NRHPs that you can visit! Please note that you can also log historic districts in your NRHP count.

When submitting pictures to verify your historically-filled travels you can do one or both of two things:

Option 1) Send them to me via email, or

Option 2) Post a working link to all of your pictures via any free online photo sharing service (Snapfish, Flickr, Photobucket, etc. etc.)

Accompanying your photo submission (based on the two options above), your online log must include the names of the places youve visited. And of course since we love any additional history about some of these fine locations, feel free to include any fun historical and/or interesting stories/pictures you feel like sharing about the structures youve explored. For more information on Wyoming County, please visit the County's Website. Enjoy the historical tour around Wyoming County!

The regular sized fine print: If you need any assistance in locating/identifying a NRHP site, please contact me and Ill be happy to help you along on your journey!

Clue decoding tables - Top letter or symbol decodes to bottom letter or symbol:

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
NOPQRSTUVWXYZABCDEFGHIJKLM

!"#$%&'()*+,-./0123456789:;<=>?
123456789:;<=>?@!"#$%&'()*+,-./

Clues:    decode

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    N srj frpbaqf ba Tbbtyr naq lbhyy unir rabhtu vasbezngvba gb trg lbh ba lbhe jnl1

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