Oldest Caches in Hampton Roads

Last Updated: April 25, 2019

The Oldest Caches in Hampton Roads




This hobby of ours, geocaching, first started in May of 2000.  Do you ever
wonder which are the oldest geocaches in each city
here in the Hampton Roads area???  Wonder no more!
Listed below are the oldest caches in each area.

NORFOLK


Sep 13 2001 - GCJK56 – Douglas's 5 Star Cache
current CO: Pote - 89 favorite points
This virtual cache is located  inn the heart of downtown Norfolk.

Jan 15 2002 - GC345E – Elizabeth on the dry side
current CO: Penguincacher - 28 favorite points
A tricky little cache directly across from the USS Wisconsin.

Apr 29 2004 - GCJAQH – Love Letter
current CO: Penguincacher - 109 favorite points
An out-of-the-way location we didn't even know about.

PORTSMOUTH


Aug 29 2002 - GC8880 – Cradock Cache
current CO: Seth! - 12 favorite points
A multi-cache located in a neighborhood square.

Nov 17 2003 - GCH83K – Cannon of the Presbyterian Church
current CO: ATlas Carya - 61 favorite points
A historical virtual cache right in downtown.


Feb 19 2005 - GCMW1Q – we BID you GOOD night!!
current CO: CacheHound and CacheRN - 6 favorite points
A historical virtual cache in a small neighborhood cemetery.

VIRGINIA BEACH


Sep 23 2001 - GC1E8D – Bike/Hike False Cape
current CO: Adventure Stones - 7 favorite points
A regular sized cache in a beautiful location.

Mar 6 2002 - GC400F – Phoca vitulina
current CO: Sea_Dog - 61 favorite points

A virtual cache located located at the aquarium.



Mar 27 2002 - GC464E – Norwegian Lady
current CO: Sea_Dog - 120 favorite points

A virtual cache located on the waterfront.





CHESAPEAKE





Aug 8 2001 - GC1559 – Mollys Little Secret
current CO: PA Ladi - 6 favorite points
THE OLDEST ACTIVE CACHE IN HAMPTON ROADS

A regular sized cache in a beautiful park.



Oct 26 2002 - GCA07C – It's up to you!
current CO: Sea_Dog - 2 favorite point
Another nice sized cache in a very scenic park.

Mar 31 2003 - GCF066 – The Jackson Grey's Monument
current CO: Cameron Clan - 28 favorite points
A virtual cache located on the back roads on Chesapeake.

SUFFOLK




Sep 29 2004 - GCKKZW – Kids Zone
current CO: SNAP!!!
A very small cache in a tricky location.

Nov 2 2005 - GCR6HP – 250th Anniversary Cache
current CO: Episcodad - 6 favorite points
A very nice cache in a historic location.

Mar 25, 2006 - GCV23F - ECUSA Welcomes You # 9 “Glebe”
CO: Episcodad - 7 favorite points
Another great historical cache

ISLE OF WIGHT




Oct 29 2003 - GCH51T – Smithfield's Other Claim To Fame
current CO: Golfhaus - 43 favorite points

A virtual cache in a historical location.


Sep 10 2006 - GCY858 – Power Up
current CO: SuperDanTheMan - 1 favorite point
A nice cache in the country.

Sep 23 2006 - GCYD08 – Fire Tower
current CO: SuperDanTheMan - 4 favorite points
Another nice cache in the country.

HAMPTON


Aug 9 2003 - GCGM7A – A Grand View Cache
current CO: CraZy Cache - 40 favorite points
A regular sized cache on a beautiful beach.

Jun 26 2004 - GCJTRR – Never Ending Horse Race
current CO: PA Ladi - 8 favorite points

A cute cache.


Oct 1 2004 - GCKPFG – Take a sTROLL in Phoebus
current CO: Tidewater Trolls - 6 favorite points

A teeny cache located in downtown Phoebus

NEWPORT NEWS

Nov 30 2002 - GCAF5F – Conservation Station
current CO: flxble - 50 favorite points
A Virtual sized cache near the Mariner's Museum.

Mar 1 2003 - GCDCE9 – Huntington Park Micro-cache
current CO: GrandpaGene - 1 favorite point

Found 3 different containers here when we found it!!!



Mar 2 2003 - GCDDBA – Monitor Merrimac Battle Overlook
current CO: HJS - 51 favorite points

A virtual cache located on the waterfront.

POQUOSON



Aug 24 2011 - GC32XE5 – The Marsh Walk
current CO: RusandMil - 2 favorite point
A nice sized cache along a very nice walk.



Jan 3 2013 - GC43QYG – POQ 52: How to Build a Backyard on the Bay
current CO: everplaid - 11 favorite points
A very nice earthcache.

YORK COUNTY

Dec 8 2001 - GC2BAC – George's HQ
current CO: Tmberwuf65 - 18 favorite points
A nice sized cache in a great park.

Dec 8 2001 - GC2BAD – The Outer Works
current CO: The-Colemans - 53 favorite points
A virtual cache located in the battlefields.



Dec 8 2001 - GC2BAF – The Cave
current CO: The-Colemans - 170 favorite points
A virtual cache located very near the beach at Yorktown.

JAMES CITY COUNTY

Sep 1 2001 - GC1A19 – The Valley Road
current CO: JK-in-VA - 23 favorite points
A nice virtual cache - enjoy the walk!

Nov 12 2001 - GC27F8 – ***Mountain Bike Only*** Laurel Glen
current CO: Sea_Dog - 6 favorite points
A nice cache located in York River State Park.



Jan 5 2003 - GCBF31 – Greensprings
current CO: moun10s2c - 4 favorite points
Enjoy the walk to GZ.

WILLIAMSBURG

Aug 24 2001 - GC18E4 – LakeSteps
current CO: JK-in-VA - 31 favorite points
A nice virtual cache - enjoy the walk!

Aug 26 2001 - GC1928 – #3 On Dog
current CO: JK-in-VA - 137 favorite points
A virtual cache located in historic Williamsburg.



Nov 11 2003 - GCH6FK – Melissa's Meadow
current CO: JK-in-VA - 26 favorite points
Another virtual cache in historic Williamsburg.


GLOUCESTER COUNTY

Feb 2 2002 - GC376B – The Beaver's Treat
current CO: tmberwuf65 - 5 favorite points
A great cache - enjoy the walk!

Feb 22 2004 - GCHQY4 – Fort James Takes Its Toll
current CO: tmberwuf65 - 4 favorite points
A micro cache located just across the bridge.



Jun 18 2004 - GCJQTE – Mean Micro #3 - The Little Princess
current CO: tmberwuf65 - 5 favorite points
A cute little multi - right in Gloucester.

OTHER INTERESTING OLDER CACHES


WITHIN 75 Miles OF NORFOLK


Oct 20 2001 - GC2585 – Sun n' Surf "Cache-cam"

current CO: CrotalusRex and Mimichan - 137 favorite points
A webcam cache on the Outer Banks.


Mar 30 2002 - GC4740 – Historic Hertford Cache
current CO: JeffersonStone - 24 favorite points
A virtual cache located in Hertford NC.


May 26 2002 - GC5C81 – What, Me Worry???
current CO: ponder - 31 favorite points
A virtual cache located in Bertie County NC.

Sep 2 2003 - GCGTXJ – Pirate Ships
current CO: Piratical Munchkins - 116 favorite points
A great virtual cache on the Eastern Shore.

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 That is all for now
Till next time...

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