Geocaching Benchmark Hunting Statistics
Based on NGS recovery reports and the date of recovery.

Notable Recoveries
Oldest Station #1return to summary
 PID: JU3851     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: BOUNDARY ARC STONE 2 DE MD
Date: 1765
Type: V = STONE MONUMENT
State and county: MD/CECIL
Position: 39° 39' 34.8" (N)    075° 47' 20.4" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 35.9 (meters)    117.78 (feet)
Reported: June 12, 2008 by seventhings (WD)
243 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #2return to summary
 PID: JU3849     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: BOUNDARY ARC STONE 5 DE MD
Date: 1765
Type: V = STONE MONUMENT
State and county: MD/CECIL
Position: 39° 39' 55.0" (N)    075° 47' 20.0" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 35.5 (meters)    116.47 (feet)
Reported: July 11, 2008 by seventhings (WD)
243 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #3return to summary
 PID: MZ1702     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: MOUNT ESTHER
Date: 1832
Type:
State and county: MA/FRANKLIN
Position: 42° 27' 10.0" (N)    072° 39' 53.0" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 299. (meters)    980.97 (feet)
Reported: January 04, 2005 by ddnutzy (DKA)
173 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #4return to summary
 PID: MZ1504     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: HAWES HILL
Date: 1832
Type:
State and county: MA/WORCESTER
Position: 42° 27' 26.2" (N)    072° 07' 05.4" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 387. (meters)    1269.68 (feet)
Reported: April 06, 2004 by ddnutzy (DKA)
172 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #5return to summary
 PID: MZ1615     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: MOUNT LINCOLN
Date: 1832
Type:
State and county: MA/HAMPSHIRE
Position: 42° 21' 49.2" (N)    072° 25' 22.8" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 337. (meters)    1105.64 (feet)
Reported: May 22, 2005 by Gnikhog (JLH)
173 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #6return to summary
 PID: LX4113     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: BUTTERMILK
Date: 1833
Type: H = DRILL HOLE
State and county: NY/WESTCHESTER
Position: 41° 06' 36.4" (N)    073° 48' 37.5" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 216.8 (meters)    711.28 (feet)
Reported: February 27, 2007 by Holtie22 (RAH)
174 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #7return to summary
 PID: MY3829     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: WATATICK STATE LINE
Date: 1833
Type: Z = SEE DESCRIPTION
State and county: NH/HILLSBOROUGH
Position: 42° 42' 40.7" (N)    071° 53' 54.0" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 475. (meters)    1558.40 (feet)
Reported: July 17, 2008 by Papa-Bear-NYC (RG)
175 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #8return to summary
 PID: MY3638     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: PROSPECT WALTHAM
Date: 1833
Type: B = BOLT
State and county: MA/MIDDLESEX
Position: 42° 23' 18.6" (N)    071° 15' 13.6" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 145.6 (meters)    477.69 (feet)
Reported: July 16, 2005 by Munin (BED)
172 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #9return to summary
 PID: MY2568     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: HOLT
Date: 1833
Type: B = BOLT
State and county: MA/ESSEX
Position: 42° 38' 27.8" (N)    071° 06' 23.1" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 127.89 (meters)    419.59 (feet)
Reported: April 16, 2008 by Papa-Bear-NYC (RG)
175 years old at the time of recovery.
 
Oldest Station #10return to summary
 PID: KU2715     Geocaching details     NGS datasheet
Designation: EATONS NECK LIGHTHOUSE 1833
Date: 1833
Type: 13 = LIGHTHOUSE
State and county: NY/SUFFOLK
Position: 40° 57' 14.3" (N)    073° 23' 43.8" (W)    Google maps
Altitude: 48. (meters)    157.48 (feet)
Reported: July 14, 2012 by edexter (EP)
179 years old at the time of recovery.