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Gates Circle - OU0440

 Part of the Olmsted Park and Parkway System.

Hidden by  GOF

N 42° 55.233' W 78° 52.067' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > New York
 Cache Type: BIT Cache
 Size: No container
 Status: Archived
 Date Hidden: 09 April 2012
 Date Created: 09 April 2012
 Last Modified: 13 June 2015
 Waypoint: OU0440


{{found}} 2 x Found
{{not_found}} 2 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 0 Comments
0 Notes
0 Watchers
2807 Visitors
1 x Rated
Rated as: N/A
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Description   EN   



Georgie B. Gates Pardee

By Patrick Kavanagh


As a dedication and lasting honor to her parents, Mrs. Pardee petitioned to have the area then known as Chapin Place (Chapin Place was named in honor of Col. Edward Chapin, who belonged to the 116th Infantry, and was killed at Port Hudson in 1863, during the Civil War), changed to Gates Circle.


In return for this name change, Mrs. Pardee offered to pay for the fountain and layout of the circle. E.B. Green designed the layout of Gates Circle. His design incorporated the ornate light standards and fountain from the Pan American Exposition which was held in Buffalo in 1901.


The GAR adamantly objected to this proposal; however, Mrs. Pardee won out and since 1903, this circle has been known as Gates Circle, as Mrs. Pardee wished.


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Log Entries    {{found}} 2x {{not_found}} 2x {{comment}} 0x      New Log Entry

9 13 June 2015 GOF Cache archived

Cache was archived.

2 23 February 2014 Mr.Yuck Didn't find it

How embarrasing. Two of the four logged seekers are OCNA admins. Yell

It's gone though. Even though I'm the first logged person to look for it since 2012, you can still see where it used to be. There's a Munzee (of the small, barcode only sticker variety) on the same sign. On the bright side, I did NOT have to dodge traffic, as Delaware was closed for a 5K race. I suppose you could say I had to dodge runners though.

2 14 July 2012 DudleyGrunt Didn't find it

The coords were putting IN the fountain. Mist was nice and I'm sure the locals were wondering what I was doing, but I din't really want to attract that much attention. Did search around the circle, but didn't find anything. Well, that'll be something for me to, the next time I'm up.

1 28 April 2012 Sabrefan7 Found it

This is one circle I have driven through but like the rest never knew any thing about it. Parked on a side street and took a walk around. Found my first Munzee and of course had trouble scanning it. After the 5th attempt I got it. I know I like the BIT caches better as they bring you to an interesting spot. Thank you,,SF7

1 28 April 2012 Cayuga Crew Found it