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The Guns of Navarone

A cache by Garvus Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 4/29/2007
In New York, United States
3 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

A series of cannons that illustrate the importance of White Plains over the centuries!
The coordinates above are for a parking lot on rt. 119 for the first cannon. Good luck!

STEP 1: Battle of White Plains
Park at the coordinates and walk toward waypoint ONE.
Find the first cannon.
- Add all of the numbers on the smaller plaque and replace
the X's with the sum. N 41* 02.XX0
- W 073* 48.166 subtract the year the cannon was erected
from this W coord to give you the full set for step two.

Charles W. Vail N 41* 02.44__
CO E __th U.S. ART. W 073* 4__.0__5

STEP 3: Washington's Mortar
Find the year the monument was erected. Add the year to the coordinates given:
N 41* 00.604
W 073* 43.028

STEP 4: 200 years of fallen sons
Find Lt. Joeseph R. Grillo Post XXXX VFW
Subtract the post # from :
N 41* 08.363
W 073* 49.970

STEP 5: The Last Gun
*There is a parking lot if you pass the park (on your left)and then make your first left. There is a trail from the parking lot to the cannon.

Add the number of British horsemen Lt. Fenno fired into ... to the coords below:
N 41* 03.118
W 073* 44.624

The last set will point you to the cache! Enjoy!
(Please re-hide it well.)

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur ovt gerr vf fhcre pybfr!

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 5/3/2017 11:04:06 AM Pacific Daylight Time (6:04 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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