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cache type HB's Walking Tour of Delaware Park! cache size

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by HuckleBuckle
(Finds: 77  Score: 273.5)    (Hidden: 67  Score: 223.5)

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Coordinates (WGS-84 datum)
N 42° 55.906'   W 078° 52.427'
This may not be the actual cache coordinate.
Buffalo,   New York   14222
United States    Near By Caches

Hidden On: 12 Sept 2007
Waypoint (Landmark): N026D5
Open Cache:  Non-commercial use only
Cache type:  Multi-Part
Cache size:   Normal

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

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This cache will take you on a nice walking tour of Delaware Park. Each leg will take you to a statue/monument of some sort, and you'll have to do a little calculating of numbers to get the coordinates for the final. The final is a medium sized lock-n-lock wrapped in camouflage tape.


Start your journey at the above coordinates! Parking is nearby, N 42 55.893 W 078 52.429 will be about as close as you can get.

Use this format to get to the cache:
N 42 DE. LAW
W 078 52. ARE


Welcome! This is the first of six steps on your journey! This guy is probably familiar to you. What year was this statue presented to the city of Buffalo? The last digit of the year equals "D".


Now proceed to N 42 55.944 W 078 52.440. This spot used to go by a different name "back in the day". "E" equals the LAST digit of the LAST year that this District Councilman served PLUS two.


Let's go to N 42 56.038 W 078 52.396 now. This is work is by another guy that you might have heard of. "L" equals the FIRST digit of the FIRST year MINUS one. "A" equals the THIRD digit of the SECOND year MINUS three.


Proceed to N 42 56.060 W 078 52.237. The number on the sign is _ _ _. "W" equals the LAST digit of this number.


Now go to N 42 56.036 W 078 52.108. The backside of the work reads "This artwork was a gift from JAMES FORSYTH FUND" "A"equals the LAST digit of the year MINUS one. "R" equals the SECOND digit of the year.


One more step! Go to N 42 56.011 W 078 52.071. This work was erected by a "few of his friends" in ____. Use the THIRD digit of the year and ADD two to get "E"


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I found it! 23 Aug 2009 by  jhauser42  (Finds: 8  Score: 24.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Non-commercial use only

I went to Delaware Park this evening to do my run so I decided to incorporate this cache into my it. Made it the Running Tour of Delaware Park. After decoding all of the clues I moved onto the final location. Tried to enter the area from the wrong direction the first time and got rather wet from the earlier rain still clinging to the leaves. Walked around for a bit and found a much easier way to access the needed area. Once I got in there finding the cache was a breeze. It was in the second place I looked. Grabbed the TB to take to Boston with me later this week. Thanks much for a great tour of the park and its history!

I found it! 05 Oct 2007 by  Mr_Z  (Finds: 85  Score: 308.5)    (Hidden: 0  Score: 0)
    Open Log:  Unrestricted

Found it early in the morning, on the way to work. TFTC.

I found it! 15 Sept 2007 by  Cayuga Crew  (Finds: 79  Score: 296.5)    (Hidden: 2  Score: 8)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

After confirmaing our calculations with MR HB himself while finalizing a delivery of ammo cans we took a other ride out to walk in Delaware Park. This time we located it in a snap in a place we think we may have checked out once or twice this morning. Amazing what a clear head and a little sunlight will do to help out your caching abilities. We did enjoy both walks and finally have come up close and personal with some of the sights we have been driving by for so long. Thanks for geting us to slow down for a while by placing the cache here.

I couldn 15 Sept 2007 by  Cayuga Crew  (Finds: 79  Score: 296.5)    (Hidden: 2  Score: 8)
    Open Log:  Personal use only

Bam and I made an early morning attempt here and came up short. Well I did anyway. Bam made out a little better meeeting a couple of cuties with ribbons in the hair on the walk.


 

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