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Mystery Cache

C-47 - Blue Mounds State Park

A cache by j&k&kids Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/21/2010
In Wisconsin, United States
2.5 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

You are looking for a plaque that commerates a horrible accident that happened back in this area in 1944.

The plaque reads..... "In the late hours of November 25, 1944 a C-47 Army cargo plane en route from Chicago to Minneapolis crashed into the Blue Mound 400-500 feet North of the monument, The plane had encountered a winter storm, and burdened by built up ice, was attempting to return to Chicago.

Four young Americans died serving their country in the Thanksgiving weekend accident. We, whose lives are enriched by thie ultimate sacrifice, have placed this marker in their memory ...... "

To find the cache correctly answer the question: How many servicemen that died were from Wisconsin? Correctly determine the answer to find the coordinates to the final cache.

If the answer is:

0 = Go to N43 01.754 W89 50.654

1 = Go to N43 01.727 W89 50.909

2 = Go to N43 01.752 W89 50.668

3 = Go to N43 01.628 W89 51.313

4 = Go to N43 01.657 W89 51.067

5 = Go to N43 01.901 W89 50.755

The Geocache Notification Form has been submitted to Kathleen Gruentzel of the Wisconsin DNR. Geocaches placed on Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource managed lands require permission by means of a notification form.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Vs lbh fryrpg bcgvba 5 -- tb ubzr!

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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Last Updated: on 6/26/2015 10:53:09 AM Pacific Daylight Time (5:53 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum