Thanks again to all those who played along with The Daily News' "Where's the Diamond" hunt. And, once again, congratulations to winners David and Casi Ham. Several folks have asked for the explanation of the clues, so here we go:
Explanation of clues:
1. Hope you don't find snow.
2. Parks keep Americans healthy. (The Diamond was at a park)
3. Day use only (Only day-use is allowed at the park)
4. One Mile. (The park is a mile long).
5. Not a bluff. (Carrolls Bluff is across the river, but not at the park)
6. Horse shoes. (Horse shoes can be played at the park)
7. 71 and 72 (The park is located between these two river miles)
8. Poison oak. (There is a sign warning of poison oak near where the diamond was hidden)
9. Windsurfing (This is a great spot for the sport)
Clues not published:
10. 11/5/1805 (Date that Lewis & Clark spent the night on the beach)
11. Astorial & Columbia Railroad (Prescott Beach was named after Edward L. Prescott, who owned Beaver Lumber Company. Astoria & Columbia Railroad built a station there for the lumber company).
12. Anna Barker (first postmaster in Prescott)
13. Danby Landing (Prescott Beach was first called Danby Landing)
14. 46.059662, -122.891675 (GPS coordinates)