Tattersall Farm Geocache and Kite Flying

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Tattersall Farm
Experience the outdoor sport of geocaching, a web-based recreational "treasure hunt" that challenges you to find "caches" that have been hidden by other players using GPS coordinates and powers of observation. Learn how to use the www.geocaching.com website and basic GPS skills. Through the website you can see millions of geocaches hidden worldwide and select the information needed. Armed with coordinate, hints and background information you will start your search. Several geocaches have been hidden on the grounds of beautiful Tattersall Farm, 542 No. Broadway, Haverhill, MA Additionally, members of Kites over New England and Blue Hills Observatory and Science Center will offer kite flying/making and demonstrations. A kite making class will be held prior to Trails and Sails event on Tueday, August 16 at 6:30 at the Haverhill Public Library. Registration required for class by calling 978-373-1586 X629. Tattersall Farm is a 150-acre working farm which was owned and operated by the Tattersall family for almost the entire twentieth century. The surviving family member, Mary Tattersall, died in 1999, and in her will she entrusted the farm to the City of Haverhill. The farm is maintained as close as possible to its original condition. The Farm offers 19th century plantings, working hayfields, rolling meadows, community gardens, open and wooded paths for walking, jogging, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, and geocaching. Proper footwear, long pants, and insect repellent suggested. No dogs, please. GPS or smart phone required for geocaching. Kites will be available for sale on 9/18/16. Free Geocaching apps for smart phones include c:geo for androids and Looking4Cache Lite for Iphones.

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GPS device or smart phone required for geocaching. In order to protect wildlife, no dogs allowed on property.

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542 North Broadway, Haverhill, MA, 01832

Driving Directions: 

Exit 50 off Route 495