Come join the entire New Jersey Geocaching community as The Northern New Jersey Cachers, NNJC and Central Jersey cachers. CJC, hosts the 4th Annual area Metro Gathering Event !!
Geocachers from across the United States and beyond are invited October 28th, 2017, to attend this annual fall Metro Gathering Event. We have had Geocachers attend for all over the United States, Canada and many international geocachers! Come and Gather in this Metro area with all the local Geocaching clubs from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the Mid Atlantic States.
Come see the once thriving historic town of Waterloo Village being restored to it's former glory, as we make the 2017 Metro gathering The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Theme! Come get into the Halloween Spirit and walk among the jack-o-lanterns, Ghosts and Goblins, as the spooky deserted old village comes alive for All Hollows Eve weekend!
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Join Ichabod Crane and travel through the Sleepy Hollow settlement but beware of the Headless Horseman for which each Halloween night he rises as a malevolent ghost, furiously seeking his lost head
Come in costume and become part of the spooky things roaming the village, carve a jack-o-lantern for a prize or perhaps you'll become part of the Sleepy Hollow folk lore !
We are very proud and excited to hold the 2017 Metro Gathering event at one of New Jersey's premier historic locations. We have partnered with the New Jersey division of Parks and Forestry and secured the beautiful Waterloo Village Historic Site, located in the scenic rolling hills of Northern New Jersey.
Join the Metro Gathering Mega Gold Rush in the exciting search for a "Golden Ticket" to win a limited Gold "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" Metro Gathering Mega event Geocoin! ~ Info @ : http://www.metrogathering.org/the-golden-ticket-contest.html
Waterloo Village Historic Site is a wonderful location bringing history and the outdoors together. This 19th century restored canal town located in Byram Township, Sussex County, New Jersey contains a working mill complex with gristmills and sawmills, A church, a general store, blacksmith shop and many other historic buildings. Waterloo Village was also once a prosperous Morris canal town with a bustling port. Waterloo Village Historic Site is also home to the 400 year old Lenape (Delaware) Indian Village.
THE JACK~O~LANTERN CONTEST IS BACK!
Note: Please carve and donate your creative Jack O Lantern to be used for Waterloo Village's Halloween decorations, prize details are available on the website!
The Lab Caches for "Ichabod Crane's Hunt for the Headless Horseman" are available at https://labs.geocaching.com/goto/scavengerhunt The Lab Caches for "Sleepy Hollow Adventure" are available at https://labs.geocaching.com/goto/sleepyhollow
2017 Metro Gathering Event Mega ~ Location
Waterloo Village, Byram, NJ
10am to 4pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Geocache Identification Permit Approval Number: WVHS2017102801
Permit Expires on:10/30/17