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Cache for Steve and Tony

A cache by Oxyperious
Hidden : 10/19/2009
In Vermont, United States
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

I knew Steve and Tony Galick.

They lived most of their lives on this land that is now a Nature Conservancy Preserve. They lived a hardscrabble life on this strip of land between Bald Mountain and Lake Champlain. They were talented individuals who had a reputation for fixing anything, mechanical, electrical or automotive. Originally they had to commute by boat but when the Champlain Canal was completed, they bought a steam shovel [really STEAM] and built a road to their farm. You will drive this road to get to the cache. Park at the gate at the end of the road.

They were the subject of an article in Yankee magazine in the 90s.

Caution, the road often floods in spring. Also, rattlesnakes have been seen very near the cache.

NOTE: there is a resident on the premises. Please visit only during daylight hours.

Also visit Tim's Trail Info Kiosk Cache GC1PFMO

Nature Conservancy Visitor Guidelines:
o Hiking, birding, photography, nature study and other low-impact, non-motorized uses are welcome.
o All motorized vehicles, ATVs, trail bikes and bicycles are prohibited except in emergencies.
o Please respect the land; do not remove plants, animals, artifacts or rocks.
o Do not camp, light fires or leave litter.
o Please leave pets at home (except guide dogs).
o Use designated parking; don't block private property or public roads.
o Keep group size small.
o Visitors use the natural area at their own risk.
• This cache has been placed with permission of The Nature Conservancy.
• The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
Please provide the following link to The Nature Conservancy’s visitor guidelines web page: (visit link)

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Last Updated: on 6/3/2014 2:44:03 AM Pacific Daylight Time (9:44 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum