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7 Souvenirs of August

Mystery Cache

Iowa State Fair Trivia

A cache by The 3 Elves
Hidden : 8/13/2009
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

THE CACHE IS NOT LOCATED AT THE STATED COORDINATES.

FTF Prize: Two tickets to the Iowa State Fair.
The cache is not large enough to hold the tickets so we will either deliver or mail the tickets to the winner.

We are avid Iowa State Fair goers and have long hoped to place a geocache on the grounds. Hope you enjoy the Fair as much as we do.

This cache will take you to eight different plaques around the Iowa State Fair which you will use to answer questions that will ultimately give you the coordinates to the final cache. The Iowa State Fair general manager would not allow the final to be placed on the grounds because he was concerned about the "liability of having a physical location" on the grounds. It is located very close to Fair property (with owner permission) and is within easy walking distance. Please use extreme geo-stealth while retrieving the cache. If the cache does get muggled during the fair, you may claim a find after e-mailing us a detailed description of ground zero.

The actual cache is located at: N 41 3a . b c d W 093 3 e . f g h

Trivia 1: N 41 35.700 W 093 32.854

The D9G boasts (___) (___) (_a_) horsepower.

Trivia 2: N 41 35.575 W 093 33.139

The Horse Barn was designed in (___) (___) (___) (_b_) .

Trivia 3: N 41 35.676 W 093 33.205

The vault is to be opened in (___) (_c_) (___) (___).

Trivia 4: N 41 35.651 W 093 33.119

The Livestock Pavilion was built in (___) (_d_) (___) (___).

Trivia 5: N 41 35.751 W 093 33.244

Floppy's first year on the Concourse Stage was (___) (___) (___) (_e_).

Trivia 6: N 41 35.706 W 093 33.004

Baby Mine was sold for (___) (_f_) (___) dollars.
As of 8/6/12, the sign has been temporarily removed. f = 5

Trivia 7: N 41 35.738 W 093 33.061

Admission to the 1854 Iowa State Fair was (___) (_g_) cents.

Trivia 8: N 41 35.762 W 093 33.254

The Grandstand seating capacity is approximately (___) (_h_) (___) (___) (___).

Access to the final cache is available 24 hours per day and 7 days per week.
Access to the information plaques around the Iowa State Fairgrounds is limited to the hours of the Fair. The Fair is open from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. The 2009 Iowa State Fair will run from August 13th thru August 23rd. After the Fair, the grounds are open to the public from approximately 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Iowa State Fair admission:
Adults: $10.00
Children (ages 6-11): $4.00
Children (age 5 and under): Free

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Svany: Jnvfg Uvtu Ovfba Ghor. Rireterra Gerr.

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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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 8/12/2014 10:48:46 AM Pacific Daylight Time (5:48 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum