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7 Souvenirs of August

Traditional Geocache

FC - 8

A cache by Panther in the Den
Hidden : 4/27/2012
In Illinois, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

A test strip container. There are a few places in the area that has a nice and quick drive-up series in area's such as this and I thought I would add to the tradition. :) After all, who does not enjoy a quick 10 caches in an hour (or less).

Ford City Mall

A Short History

1942 - Construction started to build a defense plant.17,000 workers were employed.

December 1945 - the building was left vacant and It was retrofitted for automobile production for Tucker Corporation and then Ford Motor Company

The Korean War - It was reopened to build airplane engines under contract from Ford Motor Company

1961 - Remodeled with a vision for the greatest commerce center in Chicago.

1965 - Opened as Ford City. The mall consists of two halves - a strip mall and enclosed mall connected by a tunnel called "The Connection" (originally called Peacock Alley).

Ford City Mall continues to be a major retail hub on the Southwest side of Chicago.

Munzee also

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Oruvaq fvta ba pragre bs fbhgu Thneqenvy

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 8/2/2014 12:00:01 PM Pacific Daylight Time (7:00 PM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum