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Allure of the American Rail Traditional Geocache

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Hidden : 01/27/2007
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Micro-cache located right next to the CRR of NJ. A great historical lesson on the role of the American rail in US history. It's a micro, so please bring your own writing utensil, and watch out for the muggles! PLEASE NOTE; YOU DO NOT HAVE TO CROSS OVER THE RAILING TO GET THIS CACHE IF YOU GO BEYOND THE RAILING YOU WILL BE IN A RESTRICTED AREA. THE NEW JERSEY DEPT. OF PARKS ANDE FORESTS HAS ISSUED A PERMIT FOR THIS GEOCACHE PERMIT # LSP2015052601 Permit will expire on 5/26/18

Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal
(located at the north end of Liberty State Park and Audrey Zapp Drive, directly on the North (Hudson) and East Rivers in New York Harbor. Ferries leave from the front of the terminal, taking visitors to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.)

This location is on the National Register of Historic Places, as well as the State Register of Historic Places - the architecture is as beautiful as the history behind it all. For nearly one-and-a-half centuries, this place has been the starting point on the roadmap of countless Americans - some new and some old. It's estimated that between 1890 and 1915, from 9 to 12 million immigrants passed through Ellis Island and entered the country via this very terminal.

For more history, check out the following links:
The Jersey Central Train History http://www.northeast.railfan.net/cnj.html
Liberty State Park http://libertystatepark.com/crrnj.htm

Don't forget to visit my other caches nearby - http://www.geocaching.com/seek/nearest.aspx?u=zferis&submit4=Go

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