***NEW as of March 2017! Now geocachers who find at least 6 of the 13 NYPL caches are eligible for a pathtag! If you think you qualify, please send New Market Mallers a note and he will get your tag out to you.
Did you know that every branch of the New York Public Library offers free Wi-Fi? That's great news for all geocachers visiting from out of town!
Coordinates will take you to where the cache can be found but to locate it you are going to have to travel to the listed virtual waypoint and answer a few simple questions.
To find the exact location of the cache solve the puzzle below. The cache is large enough for Travel Bugs so please trade, only taking those that you intend to log and place quickly.
The cache can be found here : CBEGFXHI, JKLM
B = the 4th letter the 7 letter Pole erected Under British Rule?
C = the 2nd letter of the 5 letter 'Row' that was constructed about the time of the American Revolution
E = the 8th letter and F = the 3rd letter of the 8 letter temporary structures that were built around the time of the civil war?
G = the 2nd letter and H = the 9th letter of the 9 letter fountain constructed around the time of the 99th Mayor of New York
I = the 6th letter of the 6 letter 2 small buildings that were added during the most recent period of renovation
X = the number of maps here – 4. Expressed as a roman numeral
J = the number of letters in the line that was added along Broadway during the great expansion
K = the number of occurrences of the letter P in the name of the 5 letter fountain that first appears around the same time as the federal post office
L = The number of letters in the first word of the two letter word famous building was built between 1800 and 1835 that still stands and is in use today
M = the number of windmills in the area between 1625 and 1664.
Please note the times that the cache will be available:
Monday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Thursday 10:00am to 7:00pm
Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday - cache not available
Congrats to NYWanderer and JordsAu for FTF!