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7 Souvenirs of August

Traditional Geocache

Dodgeville Slag Furnance

A cache by NATE_USA
Hidden : 4/6/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:


Dodgeville Slag Furnance

This cache is located near the Dodgeville Slag Furnance.  The furnance was constructed in 1876 by Thomas Carkeek and Samuel Cornelius.  The company of Bennett, Hoskins and George provided the funding for the construction.  This company would buy slag from the area furnaces and then re-melt the slag to extract more lead ore from the slag.  This a a truly unique piece of history.  The cache is not located on the furnance, but rather nearby.

 

 

 

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vg'f Ybt, Ybt, vg'f ovt, vg'f urnil, vg'f jbbq.
Vg'f Ybt, Ybt, vg'f orggre guna onq, vg'f tbbq!
Rirelbar jnagf n ybt! Lbh'er tbaan ybir vg, Ybt!
Pbzr ba naq trg lbhe ybt! Rirelbar arrqf n Ybt!"

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 8/9/2014 6:47:51 PM Pacific Daylight Time (1:47 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum