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Old 05-17-2015, 01:51 PM
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Old 05-17-2015, 03:07 PM
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I saw a cable TV show about that place - the buildings are still there, but in bad shape. Since it's a bird sanctuary is it legal to go there? The show seemed to imply that it was off limits.

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Old 05-18-2015, 08:51 AM
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Sure I would.. But.... It is probably off limits to visitors.. So I can't. I didn't spend the time to Google it though

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Not trying to drag up an old thread but I've tried to get permission to go here & it's a definite no-go. There's an interesting history but I don't think it would be a hot spot for coins given the nature of the island. Plum Island on the Long Island Sound is another story but that's a whole different kind of mess
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Old 03-17-2016, 07:59 PM
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It's clearly stated, "Now a bird sanctuary, the island is currently abandoned and off-limits to the public." I'd surely like to go look around, but I don't think I'd MD.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_...ands,_New_York

Unless you got some kind of special "IN", I think I would stay out, but what do I know, I'm from NC.........

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Old 03-18-2016, 09:18 AM
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I would go if I was looking to get arrested.
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Old 03-18-2016, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by johnmusk View post
I would go if I was looking to get arrested.
...Rikers island is right across the river!

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Old 03-18-2016, 12:33 PM
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If you are in the water, you're not "there"...

I've hunted plenty of spots without actually being " there"...

That's all I have to say about that..

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Old 03-18-2016, 01:26 PM
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Well, if I had a fast reliable way in and out, and I lived close by, yeah, I'd most likely give it a fast sweep out of curiosity and adventure just to see if it had potential...Wouldnt take more than 15 mins to 30 tops...time it right, etc...then again, I've not had a speeding ticket since 1987...and thats not because I drive slow all the time, Its just that I've developed a nose for the enforcers of laws and have a natural gift of avoiding them...depending upon your skill, your results may vary...Plus...

The longer a Man walks this Planet, you will find the Lord grants non specified degrees of grace to some Pilgrims...the trick is to discern just what kind of protective blanket a guy has available, and play it to the max for the little time we have here..laws come and go...its all about timing and the Lords grace allotted! ...one things for sure, a guy dont want to run afoul of Man...you will find no mercy there!
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