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7 Souvenirs of August

Multi-cache

WSQ Middlebery Dr. Byron Robinson

A cache by wingwalkers
Hidden : 10/11/2010
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Frederick Byron Robinson, born in southern Wisconsin, worked his way through Mineral Point Seminary and the University of Wisconsin from which he received a degree. Following graduation from Rush Medical College, Dr. Robinson located in Grand Rapids, Wisconsin (known now as Wisconsin Rapids) where he practiced medicine for seven years.
During this time Dr. Robinson made three trips to Europe to study gynecology and abdominal surgery at Heidelberg, Vienna, Berlin and London. In 1889 he was appointed to the chair of anatomy at Toledo Medical College. He also held professorships at Post Graduate Medical School, Illinois Medical School and Chicago College of Medicine and Surgery. In 1894 he married a co-worker, Dr. Lucy Wait.
World known for his work, studies and discoveries in Medicine, Dr. Robinson is best remembered for his kind, studious and conscientious treatment and his persevering fight for civic improvement.

To find the cache go to the posted cords. Find the year he graduated from the Wisconsin University, subtract 1857 then subtract that from North.
Find the year he graduated from Rush Medical Collage, subtract 1813, then subtract from WEST cords.

The WSQ in the title of this cache is an acronym for Wisconsin Spirit Quest. Wisconsin geocachers have adopted this acronym to designate their cemetery caches. As this is classified as a cemetery cache please note it is NOT hidden on any grave marker or site. If there is a service going on, or folks are visiting their loved ones when you arrive please be respectful and come back at a later time. Your understanding and compassion for those folks will be appreciated.
PLEASE FOLLOW ANY POSTED VISITING HOURS, RESPECT THE RESIDENTS HERE, AND ONLY VISIT DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS IF NO HOURS ARE POSTED
The cache is not located near a grave...Do not disturb monuments. If you find a fallen US flag, please stick it back in the ground. You must sign the cache log to claim a find. As always, please be respectful, and cache in, trash out.

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Last Updated: on 7/10/2014 8:04:42 AM Pacific Daylight Time (3:04 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum