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Details for Benchmark: NC1765

N 42° 20.466 W 079° 35.689 (NAD 83)

Altitude: 0

Coordinates may not be exact. Altitude is UNKNOWN and location is ADJUSTED. (more info)

Location:
In CHAUTAUQUA county, NY View Original Datasheet
Designation:
BARCELONA OLD LIGHT HOUSE
Marker Type:
lighthouse
Setting:
setting not listed - see description
Stability:

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Found this while geocaching today. Actually visited it in December as well but didn't note that it was a benchmark at the time.

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photoBWJM at the lighthouse

I stopped to visit the lighthouse for the virtual cache here. It's still in good condition and the light at the top which is the true benchmark can still be seen from the ground. Hard to miss this one.

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photoLooking west
photoLooking west - close-up
photoLooking southwest
photoLooking southwest - close-up
photoLooking northwest
photoLooking southwest from the pier

Found while doing the lighthouse virtual.

Came over to the lighthouse to find the Virtual cache and score a benchmark find while on vacation. Nice lighthouse in really good condition.

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Barcelona Lighthouse

Came for the Virtual and the Benchmark

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photoLighthouse

Have seen this many times, so unique..

Nice sunset at this location.

Found on our roadtrip from Seattle to Niagara Falls. It's a really beautiful lighthouse!

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photoI've been here!

Found with green nikki while camping and geocaching nearby.

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photoBenchmark

Love lighthouses. We saw this on the map and decided to stop!

We stopped to see the lighthouse and thought it might be a benchmark. Saw the light at the top which is the actual mark.

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photoNC1765, BARCELONA OLD LIGHT HOUSE, NY

Nous avons visité ce Waymark lors de notre passage pour ce rendre au Giga Geowoodstock à Cincinnati en Ohio.

Nous faisions aussi du géocaching en compagnie de nos amis Casper&Aero ainsi que Troqueurs32 le 23mai 2018.

Google translate:
We visited this Waymark during our visit to Giga Geowoodstock in Cincinnati, Ohio.

We also did geocaching with our friends Casper & Aero and Troqueurs32 on May 23, 2018.

Cyrano-Bella from Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada.

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Our journey to Cincinnati began on May 19 and ends on June 2 ... We will discover many places and enjoy each day to sign caches and add smiles to our profile which will also help us achieve our personal goals. ..

Our first two days we spent in the Quebec City area to continue to the South Shore of Montreal ... We slept in Suracuse, NY and now we continue our journey by signing caches targeted can not find them all so there are little treasures placed here and there ... We are with our friends Cyrano-Bella and Troqueurs32 ... We will sign CACBTR for Casper & Aero - Cyrano-Bella and Troqueurs32 ...

Thank you to all the Geocachers for the creation of these caches that make us discover new places and have a good time with friends ... Our log will be the same for the day and write a comment at the beginning of the text if there is a peculiarity ... TFTC

Casper & Aero from Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada

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photoCasper&Aero
photoCasper&Aero

Discovered while caching my way to Niagara falls with IXF and the magtfplanner crew !

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photoNC1765

Spotted this old timer while finding a nearby geocache.

Found it with TaGeez while caching nearby - too dark for a photograph

Found a cache near here. Nice scenery and benchmark!

Observed as we were passing through the area and Geocaching.
Old Professor - Tipton, Mo

Stopped for a cache and discovered the old lighthouse was a benchmark....Great view!

Found on a crisp March morning. What a view.

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photoNC1765

Love light houses.

love to look at lighthouses

Out Geocaching today in the Chautauqua area. I took a photo of the Lighthouse because it's beautiful and then I found out it was a benchmark.

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photoMe and the Lighthouse

Mark very visable, sturdy. Captain Jon Iroquois Sail and Power Squadron

found while geocaching in the area ... also found 2 other nearby benchmarks.

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photoNC1765 -Barcelona old light house

Have been by here hunting for geocaches and many times while traveling. Bring out-of-area visitors to see and photograph it.

Stopped here for a picnic lunch during a caching trip. Very nice area.

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photoView from along the road.
View from along the road.
photoView from the parking lot.
View from the parking lot.

Found during a caching trip to earn a Seaway Trail geocoin.

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photoThe light
The light
photoFrom the road
From the road
photoThe lighthouse
The lighthouse

what a beautiful lighthouse

Lovely lighthouse. Saw this one today and stopped for a bit of caching and BM finding. Photos to come.

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photoNC1765

Found it.

Geocaching in the area and had to stop and see! Beautiful!

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photo2010_0928moms0264

Found while caching the Seaway Trail

Out geocaching the Seaway Trail and decided to pick up a few other items along the way.

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photoThe geese were enjoying the day too....

I was doing a nearby geocache when I saw this one.

Drove past today.

Been here several times for geocaches.

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photoLight

Very nice spot and a beautiful benchmark. Found with Team Erdinger.

Very neat loaction. Found w/ Mr. & Mrs. A..

Found while on a tour of lighthouses along Lake Ontario and south shore of Lake Erie.

lived in this area all my life and I didnt know this was a bench mark until I read the information about the lighthouse. Logging the find.

did not know this was benchmark very cool one you might say,trying something new today.our first benchmark hunting day

Have seen this mark many times but didn't realize it was a benchmark. Found in good shape, for sure!

Recovered as described, in good condition.

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photoBARCELONA OLD LIGHT HOUSE / NC1765
A view of the mark alone.
photoBARCELONA OLD LIGHT HOUSE / NC1765
A view of the mark, with the GPSr.

Count us among the many to have found this benchmark.

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Stop at this beachmark while getting a cache

Never realized the old lighthouse was a benchmark. Although I do remember them putting a new roof on the lighthouse and changing the light from gas to electric. I guess if it is called 'recovered' that means its still recognized official. I have witnessed this benchmark an uncountable amount of times.

Found this mark with GeoDog Kali today. The mark is in good condition.

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photoBARCELONA OLD LIGHT HOUSE - Westfield NY

Obviously found without trouble. Yes, it is for sale if you have an extra $1 million lying around!

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photoBarcelona Lighthouse
Photo of the lighthouse taken on a lovely November day as the sun was getting low in the sky.

Today there were tornado warnings. We arrived at the lighthouse around 5:30 pm. I have never seen Lake Erie this wavy. It precluded us from finding the other benchmarks. The wind actually blew Nuffie over!

This light house, and private residence, located along Rt#5 in Barcelona, NY on the shores of Lake Erie is for apparently sale.

[Was out walking and found it....Lovely day.]

Found during a caching trip to NY. I like this easy to find benchmarks!

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photoLighthouse benchmark...

We saw this today on the way home from Erie. I didn't have my camera with me, but I'll take a picture the next time we're down there.

I go by this on my way to beanbag63's house. I made sure I checked it out today.

Wow! I drive by this everyday on my way to work. Didn't know it was a benchmark. Neat.

This is easy to find because it is right on Route 5. I'll go back for some of the others in this area when the snow is gone.

This benchmark is now owned by a private citizen and is a personal residence. It is well maintained and has become a historical location.

very beautiful

Documented History (by the NGS)

01/01/1975 by USLS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY US LAKE SURVEY 1975 (WAB) THE STATION IS LOCATED ADJACENT TO BARCELONA HARBOR JUST EAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF STATE HIGHWAYS 5 AND 17. THE MARK IS A FIXED WHITE LIGHT ATOP THE OLD LIGHT HOUSE.
11/15/1999 by USPSQD (GOOD)
RECOVERY NOTE BY US POWER SQUADRON 1999 RECOVERED IN GOOD CONDITION.

Control Text

  • The horizontal coordinates were established by classical geodetic methods and adjusted by the National Geodetic Survey in January 1999.
  • The Laplace correction was computed from DEFLEC99 derived deflections.
  • The geoid height was determined by GEOID99.

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