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Mystery Cache

the charleston mural multi

Hidden : 12/12/2007
In Illinois, United States
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

this is a multi using the murals around downtown charleston - many thanks to CYBret for performing a test run on this one for me.

this cache will have you searching around downtown charleston to check out the murals painted by various artists depicting some famous folks from charleston and important historical events. this is not a cache to do in a rush - figure on this one taking a bit of time as you need to FIND the murals, and then travel from scene to scene answering questions. try parking near the posted coordinates - it's a decent central location!

i will not be providing you with coordinates to all the murals you need to visit. i will, however, provide you with some boundries to stay within while searching. i have included photo-snippets of the murals to aid in your search.

*no further north than jefferson st
*no further east than 8th st
*no further south than van buren st
*no further west than 4th st

the final is located at: N 39° AB.CDE W 88° FG.HIJ

B = b1-b2
C = c1-c2
E = e1+e2
F = f1-f2
G = g1+g2
H = h1-h2
I = i1-i2

in order to find and log the final cache container, you'll need to answer the following questions:

-> in the mural depicting the charleston riot, locate the item to the left of the man standing in the bottom left hand corner of the painting. how many letters in the name of that item? ___ = A

-> how many feathers in the lapel pin of the man in the foreground of the riot mural? ___ = b1

-> count the number of lamp poles directly across from the riot mural (on the same side of the street). ___ = g1

-> in the mural depicting the historic courthouse, how many trees are located on the (your) south side of the painting? ___ = b2

-> at the historic courthouse mural, how many electrical outlet units are visible within 20 feet of the painting? ___ = g2

-> in the arts and entertainment mural, what is the second digit of the price on the coles city fair association poster? ___ = c1

-> count the number of paintbrushes in the arts and entertainment mural? ___ = D

-> in the storefront mural, what is the first digit of the price of the noon plate lunch? ___ = c2

-> in the storefront mural, how much is the going rate for a vest? ___ = e2

-> in the storefront mural, how much does it cost to check out your fortune? ___ = f1

-> what is the first digit in the number located in the lower right hand corner of the mural that depicts lincoln and his stepmother? ___ = e1

-> Count the number of buttons visible on lincoln's shirt in the mural depicting him saying farewell to his step mother? ___ = i2

-> in the mural showing historic charleston, how many dogs can you find in the painting? ___ = f2

-> in the mural depicting historic charleston, what is the parking space number DIRECTLY under the person on the bicycle? ___ = h1

-> double the number of pipes that are sticking out of the wall to the right of the historic charleston mural. ___ = J

-> in the train mural, what is the first digit (leftmost) of the number the arrow on the pressure gauge is pointing to on the engine? ___ = h2

-> in the train mural, find the three digit car number - what is the last digit? ___ = i1

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

cnl nggragvba gb gur jbeqvat bs gur dhrfgvbaf! purpx fhz = N+O+P+Q+R+S+T+U+V+W = gjraglfrira

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 10/18/2014 4:45:54 PM Pacific Daylight Time (11:45 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum