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by Dekaner
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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 42° 55.963'   W 078° 52.652'
Buffalo,   New York   14222
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 08 Jul 2002
Waypoint (Landmark): N00412
Open Cache:  Personal use only
Cache type:  Unknown
Cache size:   Virtual

Difficulty: gps (easy)
Terrain: gps (easy)

Misc: Disabled access.

Comments:

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Herd About Buffalo is an outdoor, public art project and was a fundraiser in the City of Buffalo. It ran in the summer of 2000, but you can still roam around town and see a bevy of buffaloes grazing in parks, squares, and sidewalks of the city.

As all of these buffaloes have been purchased as part of the fundraiser, they have all moved from their original display location! There were originally 150 buffaloes!
We have been able to track down a few, now we need your help! The initial point will take you to the Burchfield Penney Art Center, but you won't find a buffalo there!

The funds generated by 'Herd About Buffalo' were put towards research and patient care programs at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and continuing art education programs at the Burchfield-Penney Art Center.

Please note that these buffaloes now belong to private individuals and companies; they are generally displayed outside of their establishment. We did not run into any problems while photographing them. The owners we did bump into were pleasantly suprised someone wanted to see their Buffalo - as it is why though bought them! As always, please use your common sense.

To complete this cache, you must perform one of two tasks:

Take your photo with three of the buffaloes listed below (replica imposters don't count!), and post them with your log. If you don't have a camera, you can email us the name and a description of the buffalo you've found to dekaner@kkf2a.com or j-ra@kkf2a.com. (Each buffalo originally had a plaque on it's base with this information.)

Find a buffalo that is not on our confirmed list, take a photo with it and post the photo and coordinates in your log!
That's it! Let's hunt some buffalo: [Last Updated 09/09/02]

Confirmed Buffalo:

- N42 53.386 W078 52.401 - "Buffalo is a Place" - Downtown Buffalo (Found by Globetrotter)
- N43 00.159 W078 49.996 - "Wind Up/Round Up" - Town of Tonawanda (Found by LeeG)
- N43 00.224 W078 50.108 - "BuffaLOVE" - Town of Tonawanda (Found by LeeG)
- N42 53.929 W078 51.893 - "Through the Eyes of a Child" - Downtown Buffalo (Found by LeeG)
- N42 55.057 W078 52.126 - "Buffalo is a Place" - Allentown (Found by Dekaner)
- N42 55.601 W078 52.614 - "BEN, The News Buffalo" - Allentown (Found by Dekaner)
- N42 56.486 W078 51.416 - "Buffalo Impression" - North Buffalo (Found by J-Ra)
- N42 53.205 W078 52.688 - "The Head & Tail Buffalo" - Downtown Buffalo (Found by Dekaner)
- N42 51.773 W078 52.052 - "Tiffany" - Buffalo (Found by Q89)
- N42 55.840 W078 52.047 - "Legends of the White Buffalo" - Wheatfield (Found by Q89)
- N42 54.541 W078 52.470 - "Children of the New Millennium Holding our Future in their Hands" - Buffalo (Found by LeeG)
- N42 55.407 W078 52.470 - "Elmwood Strip/Delaware Park" - Buffalo (Found by LeeG)
- N42 43.333 W078 49.912 - "Comic Buffalo" - Hamburg (Found by FishingJohn)
- N42 59.840 W078 41.786 - "Pulling for Buffalo" - Williamsville (Found by LeeG)
- N42 59.840 W078 41.786 - "Buffalo in Good Hands" - Williamsville (Found by LeeG)
- N42 58.815 W078 48.171 - Slinky Buffalo (Repainted!!) - Amherst (Found by The Kite Wizard)
- N42 57.069 W078 48.787 - "Buffalo Soldier" - Buffalo (Found by LeeG)
- N42 57.743 W078 46.806 - "Chrome on the Range" - Snyder (Found by Brasspounder & Eatom)
- N42 56.077 W078 42.905 - "Pink Truffalo" - Cheektowaga (Found by J-Ra)
- N42 56.176 W078 41.798 - "Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? To Get to Buffalo" - Depew (Found by J-Ra)
- N42 56.218 W078 41.800 - "Broadway Bison" - Depew (Found by J-Ra)
- N43 01.604 W078 58.166 - "The Future of Buffalo" - Grand Island (Found by babrshpdru)
- N42 55.517 W078 51.213 - "The Griffalo Goes to College" - Buffalo (Found by Brasspounder & Eatom)
- N42 43.333 W078 49.912 - "Buffalo Wings" - Niagara Falls (Found by Babrshpdru)

Unidentified Buffaloes (More photos please!):

- N42 56.905 W078 53.449 - ? - Buffalo (Found by LeeG)
- N42 57.917 W078 41.868 - ? - Amherst (Found by LeeG)
- N43 01.036 W078 43.092 - ? - East Amherst? (Found by LeeG)
- N42 59.030 W078 41.762 - ? - Williamsville? (Found by LeeG)
- N42 46.233 W078 43.792 - ? - Orchard Park (Found by Brasspounder)
- N42 50.418 W078 41.839 - ? - Cheektowaga? (Found by Brasspounder)

Unconfirmed Locations:

- Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
- Buffalo Transportation Pierce Arrow Museum
- Avenue of the Flags at the VA Medical Center
- Dipson Theaters (Various)
- Bank of Akron
- WUTV Fox 29
- United Hot Tubs and Spas
- Peace Bridge Duty Free

Replica Buffaloes:

- N42 55.878 W078 53.924 - Imposter! - Buffalo (Found by LeeG, Brasspounder & Eatom)
- N42 54.415 W078 52.064 - Imposter! - Buffalo (Found by LeeG)
- N42 54.407 W078 52.105 - Imposter! - Buffalo (Found by LeeG)

For Geocachers outside of the area, buffaloes have also been spotted here:

- Mo-Joe's, the Best Little Wing Joint in the Neighborhood - Rex, Georgia
- Roaming around Lenexa, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City
- Roaming around Union, New Jersey

Although out-dated, the original 'Herd About Buffalo' page can be found here: http://www.herdaboutbuffalo.com.

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I found it! 28 Nov 2005 by  Gryffindor1  (Finds: 52  Score: 202.5)    (Hidden: 8  Score: 25)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

The one I have is the Stovroff Realty "Oh Give Me a Home..." buffalo. The waypoint I got was N 43'01.385 W 078'42.111

It is on the Unidentified Buffaloes list - this one is now identified!

TFTC!

  camera"Oh Give Me a Home..."
  cameraPlaque

I found it! 12 Jul 2005 by  Exit Mundi  (Finds: 26  Score: 97)    (Hidden: 4  Score: 17)
    Open Log:  Unrestricted

(Logging an old find)

For the pictures of the Buffalo that I took, please visit my Geocaching.com log for this cache. Finally got around to doing thi one.

Thanks,
Exit Mundi

I found it! 15 Jun 2005 by  Rayman77  (Finds: 104  Score: 393.5)    (Hidden: 10  Score: 32.5)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

I've walked past Buffalo Nickel numerous times, but finally got around to taking his picture. He's on the upper level of the Main Place Mall in downtown Buffalo. Obviously since he's inside, I couldn't get a waypoint.

  cameraBuffalo Nickel

I found it! 23 Apr 2005 by  Cayuga Crew  (Finds: 79  Score: 296.5)    (Hidden: 2  Score: 8)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

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Smoked Buffalo #1

Hopefully this meets your requirements to log as a find. In the Village of Lancaster on Broadway at coords N42 53.975 W078 40.005 we have located "Smoked Buffalo". It is located in a storefront that now is apparently used soley for storage. There are a couple of Classic cars visible along with the Buffalo. I regret I was unable to post better pictures but the window glass prevented me from gettig good shots. I have not seen the building occupied for quite some time. Let me know if this find qualifies.
[Modified 2005-06-20 06:28:23]


 

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