Christopher Columbus LbNA # 28688
|Placed Date||Feb 3 2007|
Make your way to a park named for the famed explorer. The walk to the letterbox is less than a mile roundtrip. Be wary of sharp edges when retrieving the box.
With flags aloft and a crude map of the world at his side, Christopher Columbus set sail on a heading of 134º. In his day, Queen Isabella of Spain wielded power far greater than that of his neighboring homeland, Italy.
Under her auspices, he followed the currents in a Southerly direction until his trusty spyglass revealed a narrow point of land, a rock at its tip. He could sail no further. Beneath that rock was hidden treasure, the bounty of the New World. He had succeeded in linking East with West...