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Re: Last Call
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #950710 by lotus
Aug 30, 2017 9:41am
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We'll take your Sugar Skull series to use @ our event then plant them in Ohio territory! Thanks!!
Re: Last Call
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #950715 by R gang
Aug 30, 2017 4:51pm
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Actually someone already claimed that series.last year :) sorry about that
Re: Last Call
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #950710 by lotus
Sep 7, 2017 8:55am
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NO!!!!

Pulling Boxtoberfest boxes???

I'm just aghast...

I would love to take a series off your hands, there are quite a few barren areas that desperately need boxes in the Windham & Hunter Mountain areas here in NY.

Please let me know...

I think I may come down for the day boxing, assuming I do, I'll bring my State Quarter stamps.

Lynn
Need help New Jersey letterboxes!
Board: State: New Jersey
Jul 27, 2018 5:17pm
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We will be traveling from NY to Pa sometime this Summer on Route 80…Can anyone recommend an area to stop at with many letterboxes nearby?
Trying to make the most of our letter boxing overnighter. Thanks so much for any suggestions.
Re: Need help New Jersey letterboxes!
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #963057 by Weeping Willow 52
Jul 27, 2018 6:32pm
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If you are looking to do some hiking along the way, there are a couple good hiking areas in the Parsippany/Boonton areas. This is where Rt 80 crosses Rt 287. If you are looking for drivebys, some of the rest areas west of Rt 287 may have boxes. If you have an iPhone or iPad, check Clue Tracker.

Lynn
Re: Need help New Jersey letterboxes!
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #963057 by Weeping Willow 52
Jul 28, 2018 5:43am
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The Dunnfield Creek Natural Area at the Delaware Water Gap is a great place to stop and stretch your legs and grab a few easy boxes. Some more difficult boxes can be found along the way up to Mt. Tammany.
Although not in N.J. The area around Tannersville PA and Big Pocono State Park can also prove to be fruitful.
NJ LB Patch
Board: State: New Jersey
Sep 28, 2018 4:59am
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Does anyone have a New Jersey Letterbox Patch for sale? And if so, I want 2 please......
Re: NJ LB Patch
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #965994 by SherlockMiles
Sep 28, 2018 8:27pm
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Patch design for New Jersey Letterboxing popped into my head driving home tonight. Will get them going after L&B! I will use Moritz like I did for my others. I'll post design pic as soon as I can.

:-)
NJ Letterboxing patches
Board: State: New Jersey
Nov 23, 2018 12:20pm
These are now in hand and available for order/purchase.
https://www.atlasquest.com/gallery/viewphoto.php?photoId=145503
Visiting your state
Board: State: New Jersey
Dec 5, 2018 5:38am
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I am coming to visit NJ for 3-4 days in late Jan. early Feb. I don't know much about the state but I'm looking for attractions that might be good for 3 older woman to do besides boxing. I'm the only boxer but they will indulge me for a few boxes. So I'm looking for a few really memorable boxes also. Our plans are up in the air, we just know NJ and the appx. time frame.
Not sure of which part of the state, the exact dates, etc. We are looking for attractions and any outdoor short trip/attraction that is worth seeing. So come on NewJerseyites pump up your state.
Re: Visiting your state
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #969087 by Sagacorn
Dec 5, 2018 7:10am
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I remember really enjoying Edison's laboratory tour as a kid. It was pretty fascinating.
Re: Visiting your state
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #969087 by Sagacorn
Dec 5, 2018 1:14pm
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Pakrat has some very interesting mystery boxes. Some are more difficult than others. Or you could read that easier than others. Some of them have been around a long time but he is pretty good about keeping up with the status. I've done some and have never been disappointed.

This site has some cool stuff. The sculpture garden in Hamilton Township has been on my bucket list for a while now.

https://www.atlasobscura.com/things-to-do/new-jersey

There's not a whole lot of planting going on in Jersey but I have spent a fair amount of time going across the border from NY. lol

Oh......Scout just planted quite a few in Princeton! They should be great. Haven't made it there yet.
Re: Visiting your state
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #969087 by Sagacorn
Dec 5, 2018 7:59pm
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If you are going to be in northern NJ and want nice hikes, you want to check out boxes by Wing Foot. I have a couple boxes scattered from north to central NJ.

When you have a better idea where you will be, write another post!

Lynn
Re: Visiting your state
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #969087 by Sagacorn
Dec 6, 2018 4:02pm
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My favorite NJ box ever is Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon
Re: Visiting your state
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #969146 by Sheba
Dec 6, 2018 5:18pm
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My favorite NJ box ever is Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

I agree. We did that about 3am while driving up from GA to MA. I highly recommend doing it then for the extra creepy factor!
New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Mar 6, 2019 12:47pm
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Hey y'all, I'm new into letterboxing. I live in Lawrence, and I was wondering if any of you guys lived over by here. There aren't many boxes my way:(
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972438 by mrprez180
Mar 6, 2019 1:21pm
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Welcome to letterboxing. Join the club--not much by me either (Central IL)
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972438 by mrprez180
Mar 6, 2019 3:51pm
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If you are near Washington's Crossing, there are quite a few boxes in the State Park. I used to live in Franklin Park (between Princeton and New Brunswick) and I have 2 letterboxes planted in the area.

Lynn
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972441 by Phoenix Rizing
Mar 6, 2019 6:23pm
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Also if you cross over into PA, there are a bunch at Tyler State Park and a few at Core Creek (I have two there and one at Tyler).
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972438 by mrprez180
Mar 7, 2019 3:13am
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Welcome to the game. You might consider inviting a friend to go letterboxing with you. Then you can work together to get your area more active. 😃👍
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972438 by mrprez180
Mar 7, 2019 4:21pm
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Jersey is a bit of a wasteland. Probably have to do some driving. I live in Westchester and usually have to go to other areas.

If you are interested in mystery boxes, 'pakrat' has some really good ones and they are all in Jersey. I logged out and could still see them so it seems he has no restrictions on them.
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972457 by MissMoon
Mar 7, 2019 5:59pm
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In Northern NJ, there are a lot of good hikes for boxes by Wingfoot.
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972438 by mrprez180
Mar 7, 2019 5:59pm
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There are boxes in nearly every county in NJ. While they aren't under every rock (exaggerating) like some states, you will get to see a lot of the state in the process.
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972459 by di and her guy
Mar 7, 2019 6:14pm
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There seem to be some new ones in Princeton. Also don’t forget to check letterboxing.org, some of those older ones may still be there and they’re worth going after.
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972460 by Sheba
Mar 7, 2019 6:20pm
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I have a few boxes planted in NJ that I would love for people to go after... I know they are all there...

Lynn
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972461 by Phoenix Rizing
Mar 7, 2019 7:46pm
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I just keep forgetting that there’s stuff on the other side of the river 🤷🏻‍♀️
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972460 by Sheba
Mar 8, 2019 12:20pm
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Janila and I did some of those that Scout planted in Princeton. Still need to go back and get the rest. And someone else planted there also.
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972491 by MissMoon
Mar 8, 2019 1:24pm
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Still need to go back and get the rest.

I will be back home on Monday and ready to get the rest of the Princeton boxes!
Re: New guy
Board: State: New Jersey
Reply to: #972461 by Phoenix Rizing
Mar 19, 2019 7:31am
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Same here -two in Hunterdon County (by Flemington, Rte 202).
Shelter Island Yachts Box
Board: State: New Jersey
Aug 18, 2019 1:13pm
You may wonder why I am posting this in the NJ board but I lived in NJ for most of my life and started to letterbox in NJ and I know many people from NJ visit Shelter Island NY!!! There is a section of the island called the Montclair Colony that was settled by many people from Montclair, where I started to box and lived there for 6+ years.

On Saturday, August 31, 2019, I will be replanting my Shelter Island Yachts letterbox. The original box was one of my first plants and first in New York in August 2009 and although the stamp was very nice, it was just a store-bought... I pulled the original box in January, for a RubberMaid container it held up nice but just wasn't very water resistant and the 2 freezer bags were pretty well done. The stamp and book were were damp and moldy.

So... I'm self-promoting my carves to be found and I kind of have spoiled what this stamp looks like, but Shelter Island (between Montauk and Orient Points on Long Island for those that don't know) is such a beautiful place to visit with lots of really nice things to do and see and not far from the Hamptons either. One third of the island is part of the Nature Conservancy with many trails and views and a very old family cemetery... but that isn't where the stamp is...!

Here is the link, in case you might want to visit:
https://www.atlasquest.com/showinfo.php?boxId=123814